Pakistan—Supreme Court Issues Rare Rebuke To Military, Intel Services

Dawn | 02/07/2019

Pakistan's supreme court has instructed the country's military, intelligence and law enforcement agencies to cease engaging in political activities and operate within their mandate, reports the Dawn (Pakistan). The directive from the two-justice bench was issued on Wednesday as part of a ruling on the 2017 Faizabad sit-in by the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) and other smaller groups. The violence that resulted from the sit-in led to six deaths and hundreds of injured. During the...

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