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  1. 20 Apr '13 10:36
    Police arrested him at his home -- a breach with an unwritten rule in Pakistan that ex-generals are above the law. The ex-paratrooper is accused of overstepped his powers in a showdown with the judiciary in 2007 when he sacked the chief justice and placed judges under house arrest.

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/20/us-pakistan-musharraf-idUSBRE93I04K20130420

    Pakistan was suspended from the Commonwealth, a grouping centered around Britain and its former colonies, in November following Musharraf's imposition of emergency rule and the detention of thousands of opposition activists.

    http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/pakistan-rejoins-commonwealth-827109.html

    How much influence does the Commonwealth have over Pakistan and Musharraf?
  2. 20 Apr '13 10:43
    Very little.
  3. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    20 Apr '13 10:47
    Virtually none.
  4. 20 Apr '13 12:29
    Absolutely none
  5. Subscriber FMF
    a.k.a. John W Booth
    20 Apr '13 13:24
    Originally posted by kevcvs57
    Absolutely none
    Steady on!