Posts Tagged ‘Pervez Musharraf’

Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf is only making matters worse for himself and for Pakistan.  It is time for him to end the state of emergency, restore the constitution, hang up his uniform and return the nation of Pakistan to civilian democratic rule.  Arresting political opposition leaders only ensure greater public support for the various opposition movements in Pakistan.  Some of those Opposition Groups are very closely tied with Al-Qaeda & the Taliban.  Anything that increases their popularity and power in a nation with Nuclear Weapons is a danger to us all.  

From Bloomberg

Imran Khan, Pakistan’s cricket captain turned lawmaker, was arrested under emergency rule, hindering former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s attempts to unite opposition to President Pervez Musharraf.

Khan was driven away by authorities after he was detained at Punjab University in Lahore, said Ahmed Awais, spokesman for his Tehrik-e-Insaaf party.