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Pakistan Supreme Court Asserts Independence

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Pakistan Supreme Court Asserts Independence

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Pakistan Supreme Court Asserts Independence

Pakistan Supreme Court Asserts Independence

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As Pakistan's political crisis gathers momentum, Nawaz Sharif, the former prime minister ousted by Pervez Musharraf, plans to fly home on Monday to campaign for an end to the general's rule. Officials from Sharif's party say hundreds of activists have been arrested in an attempt to curtail a pro-democracy rally. But Musharraf's biggest problem seems to be Pakistan's Supreme Court, not Sharif.