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Must-Reads from Around the World: April 27, 2012

Judicial Over-slight – Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper analyzes Thursday’s conviction of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for contempt of court and the custodial sentence lasting “until the rising of the court” – which was 37 seconds. “In the end, the court has chosen to open the door to the disqualification process but stopped short of dragging the prime minister [...]
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