Conflict & Justice

Pakistan Prime Minister Barred from Office

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Yusuf Raza Gilani (Photo: Wiki Commons)

Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified the country's prime minister, Yusuf Raza Gilani, from holding office.

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The ruling stems from an earlier decision to find Gilani in contempt of court, for refusing to re-open corruption cases against Pakistan's president.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with New York Times correspondent Declan Walsh in Islamabad.

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