Why Pakistan’s former ruler Musharraf was sentenced to death, and what it means

This week, a special court found former Pakistani ruler General Pervez Musharraf guilty of high treason under article 6 of Pakistan’s constitution — for suspending the constitution when he imposed a state of emergency in November 2007 — and sentenced him to death. Article 6 holds that a person who “abrogates or subverts or suspends … Continue reading Why Pakistan’s former ruler Musharraf was sentenced to death, and what it means