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Musharraf: From Powerful Ruler to Prisoneri
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January 09, 2014 11:09 PM
Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf is facing trial for treason for imposing a state of emergency in 2007 and detaining several judges. Prosecutors say Musharraf’s actions violated Pakistan’s constitution and are punishable by death or life in prison. From powerful military ruler to prisoner, Musharraf’s life has changed dramatically in less than a decade. VOA’s Kokab Farshori has this profile.

Musharraf: From Powerful Ruler to Prisoner

Published January 09, 2014

Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf is facing trial for treason for imposing a state of emergency in 2007 and detaining several judges. Prosecutors say Musharraf’s actions violated Pakistan’s constitution and are punishable by death or life in prison. From powerful military ruler to prisoner, Musharraf’s life has changed dramatically in less than a decade. VOA’s Kokab Farshori has this profile.


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