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Open Letter to CJP: Contempt of Court against Imran Khan

Honrable Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry, Chief Justice Pakistan, Supreme Court of Pakistan I couldn’t resist but write you some fan mail after seeing that you were trending as number 1 on twitter worldwide. Now that is an achievement! I’m sure you must’ve been trending a few years ago as well when party workers and general public […]

CJP takes action on Shahzeb Khan Case

CJP freezes Bank Accounts & assets of Sikander Jatoi the father of Shahrukh Jatoi who has allegedly murdered Shahzeb Khan “In memory of Shahzeb Khan” – CJP has instructed the IG Sindh to arrest murderers ASAP or else appear without his uniform on Monday. This is a very powerful message being sent by CJP to […]

We, The Citizens appeal to CJP for becoming a party to Karachi’s Law & Order Suo Moto Case

In our ongoing effort by the Movement for Deweaponization [MFD] in Pakistan the core group of citizens leading the effort have officially applied to the Chief Justice of Pakistan for becoming a party to the Suo Moto case regarding the Law and Order situation in Karachi. Its ironic the proceedings are underway, but there is […]

Dorab Patel on Judicial Aloofness – CJP’s meeting Richard Holbrooke

Mr Shakil Jafri editor of The Financial Daily asked me to reproduce as an article what I had written on CJ meeting Richard Holbrooke. With the intention to expand on these few paragraphs I chanced upon some reflections of a past judge which I added to my statement and am reproducing it below. Members of […]

CJP Iftikhar meets Holbrooke?

There is a news item which may go unnoticed that the Chief Justice of Pakistan had a meeting with Mr Richard Holbrooke in his chambers on Friday. We as members of the civil society have struggled long and hard for his restoration and we continue to respect the Supreme Court, but for matters of dignity […]

Supreme Court website reinstates CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry

As of midnight 12:00AM 22nd March 2009 the Supreme Court of Pakistan website had officially updated its service to reflect the newly reappointed Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry. The most important fact to note is that the record stands precisely as “Appointed as Chief Justice Pakistan on 30th June 2005”. Reinstatement […]

Update: CJP Flag Hoisting by Naheed Khan & Safdar Abbasi?

It was precisely 505 days since that fateful day on November 3rd 2007 when General Pervaiz Musharraf overthrew a sitting Chief Justice and replaced him with an illegally sworn judge. On Sunday 22nd March the Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammed Chaudhry will be reinstated and to celebrate the momentous occasion the official flag will be hoisted […]

Walk for Restoration of Judiciary & CJP Iftikhar addresses Karachi Bar

A city wide call has been issued to all Karachiites who believe in the restoration of Judiciary to join Citizens, Students, lawyers, trade unions, civil society groups and show support for Restoration of the Pre-Nov 3rd Judiciary The call is being issued by the Lawyers where the Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammed Chaudhry will […]

CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry to be freed on Tuesday after 5 months and 13 days of House Arrest

It is being reported in The News that once the new Prime Minister takes office i.e on Tuesday 25th March the first order of business would most likely be to free the Deposed Chief Justice Mr. Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry after Musharraf kept in under house arrest for over five months and 13 days. The security […]

Update on the Hunger Strike, for the release of CJP’s children

Posted by AH Nayyer on the People’s Resistance Network The hunger strikers – Iqbal Bali and Jahangir Akhter – are steadfast in their stand on the 4th day. They have been joined by a protester from Sindh whose son has been abducted by the police and agencies. The strikers heard in the afternoon that the […]

Hunger Strike in Islamabad for CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry’s Children

Received from AH Nayyar on the People’s Resistance network The hunger strike by two leaders of Awami Jamhoori Ittehad in Islamabad has now entered the third day. Iqbal Bali and Jahangir Akhter have been on hunger strike to protest the illegal incarceration of the children of Chief Justice Iftikhar. They are sitting in a camp […]

Government thinking of releasing CJP

Breaking News on Geo tv saying that the: Government is actually thinking of ending C.J Iftikhar Chaudhry’s house arrest This is an important development worth keeping an eye on as Nawaz Sharif has taken oath from all its candidates that they will work towards the restoration of the Nov 3 judiciary

Musharraf’s letter to ABA – accusing CJP Iftikhar Chaudhry

Yesterday we published a letter from the Chief Justice of Pakistan who wrote to many global leaders defending the accusations made by the President of Pakistan General (RETD) Pervaiz Musharraf. I have today obtained a copy of the initial letter written by the President of Pakistan to the American Bar Association trying to defend his […]

CJP & the Politico-Constitutional Crisis

By Amicus Part One Presently President Musharraf is faced with the most serious political crisis since he assumed the power on 12 October 1999. Briefly the unfolding of the events may be recorded in a chronological order. Read the lines and read between the lines. March 9: 1. President General Musharraf summoned the Chief Justice […]

Text of Reference Filed Against the CJP

Start Quote BEFORE THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COUNCIL, PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD Reference by the President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan under Article 209 of the Constitution Respectfully sheweth: The facts and circumstances necessitating this Reference by the president of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (“Pakistan”) under Article 209 of the Constitution, briefly stated, are as under: I. The […]