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Controversial Islamist laws being used to sideline Pakistani politicians

The outgoing Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been disqualified from contesting elections from his National Assembly constituency, NA-57 in Murree, for life. The eight-page verdict against Abbasi on Wednesday said the former premier breached Article 62(1)(f) of the constitution and hence was not sadiq and ameen [truthful and honest]. While Abbasi has decided […]