Saturday, July 29, 2017

Pakistan Punishes Prime Ministers But Not Military Generals

Pakistan has a horrendous history of mistreating its elected prime ministers. On July 28, the Pakistan Supreme Court disqualified sitting prime minister Nawaz Sharif under the “sadiq and amin “clause of the 1973 Constitution. The Court found the prime minister to be dishonest and untrustworthy. Since August 1947, in seventy years of Pakistan’s existence, prime ministers have been overthrown in military coups, removed by high courts, murdered, and executed. Not a single prime minister has been able to complete the constitutional tenure.
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