LawSoc takes lead in Pakistani crisis plea
Lawyers in the UK have united to voice their concerns over the escalating political crisis in Pakistan, with three key representative bodies joining forces to back the country's under-fire legal community. The Law Society, the Bar Council and the Association of Muslim Lawyers (AML) issued a joint statement yesterday (7 November) raising their concerns after President General Pervez Musharraf declared a state of emergency and sacked Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry last week.
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