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Treason and contempt charges will not work in the modern age

Former Pakistani prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, along with Dawn journalist Cyril Almeida, have been summoned by the Lahore High Court to appear in a treason case brought by civil-society member Amina Malik. The court has issued non-bailable warrants against Almeida as he was not able to make it to the court for the previous hearings against […]