The Foreign Desk

Explainer 196: Why has Pakistan sentenced a former president to death?

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18 December 2019

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Many of Pakistan’s leaders, or at least their careers, have met an untimely end – and now a court in Islamabad has sentenced former president Pervez Musharraf to death for high treason. Andrew Mueller looks at what Musharraf might have done to deserve this.

18 December 2019

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