Posts tagged as: coup

Sindh festival at Moen Jo Daro: Civil society starts own ‘coup’ to protect culture

KARACHI:  Three days before the ‘cultural coup’ in Sindh is scheduled to kick off, civil society members write to Unesco to save the inauguration site – Moen Jo Daro – from further destruction. The brainchild of Pakistan Peoples Party patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Sindh Festival, will start from February 1. The historical site of Moen […]

If Musharraf is to be tried for 2007 emergency, try him for coup as well: Altaf

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain said on Monday that blaming only former president Pervez Musharraf for enforcing emergency or martial law in the country, while letting others off the hook is tantamount to conspiracy against the state. In a statement released by his party on Monday, Altaf told members of the Rabita Committee […]

Judiciary closed the door on coup: CJ

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, Saturday said that judiciary had closed the door on martial law by voiding Nov 3, 2007 Karachi News Sources

In the event of a coup, will stand by army: Musharraf

NEW DELHI: Former president and chief of the All Pakistan Muslim League General Pervez Musharraf says that he is “reasonably sure” that the military will not resort to a coup but will support the army if it takes over. “I don’t think the army intends to take over. The environment is not at all conducive for […]

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