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CRITICAL UPDATE Dear readers, As we greatly value the trust you place in us, we think it fit to apprise you that over the last three months, the Dawn Media Group has been under cyber attack. Multiple attempts have been made to hack and hijack our official social media accounts and the accounts of our […]

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Internews/Islamabad Encouraged by the legal fraternity’s ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign within a week or face a lawyers’ movement-style agitation, opposition parties have started flexing their muscles.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) of Imran Khan, the main petitioner in the Panama Papers case, announced yesterday that it would contact representative bodies of lawyers, doctors, […]

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In a much anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has delivered its judgement in the Panama Papers case of corruption against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Rather than delivering a final judgement, the Court called for the creation of a joint investigation team (JIT) to explore thirteen inquiries concerning corruption allegations against the Sharif family […]

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Standing before thousands of supporters gathered in Valletta, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil called for the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Amid chants of “Simon! Simon!” and “Out!”, the PN leader called on the President of the Republic, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, to ask for Muscat’s resignation. “I know that the President does not […]

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ISLAMABAD: Encouraged by the legal fraternity’s ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign within a week or face a lawyers’ movement-style agitation, opposition parties have started flexing their muscles. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), the main petitioner in the Panama Papers case, announced on Sunday that it would contact representative bodies of lawyers, doctors, traders, […]

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David Castillo Dominici Panama Papers scandal lawyers Both Juergen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca were freed on bail of half a million dollars each. Last year’s Panama Papers scandal was set off by the leak of thousands of documents related to offshore accounts. Messers Mossack and Fonseca Mora of the Mossack-Fonseca firm were arrested in February […]

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Standing before thousands of supporters gathered in Valletta, Opposition leader Simon Busuttil called for the immediate resignation of Prime Minister Joseph Muscat. Amid chants of “Simon! Simon!” and “Out!”, the PN leader called on the President of the Republic, Marie Louise Coleiro Preca, to ask for Muscat’s resignation. “I know that the President does not […]

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Prime Minister’s Spokesman Musadik Malik says the Supreme Court verdict to constitute a Joint Investigation Team in Panama Papers case has validated PML-N’s stance on the matter. In an interview, he said after revelation of Panama Papers, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had stated in his speech to form a commission of Supreme Court to investigate […]

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In light of the Supreme Court ruling on the Panama Papers case, the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Saturday gave an ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif: resign within a week, or face a lawyers’ movement bigger than the one that followed ex-chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry’s ouster in 2007. The demand comes days […]

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Pakistani opposition leaders on April 21 called for protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as an investigation into his family’s finances continues. Pakistan’s Supreme Court ruled on April 20 that there was insufficient evidence to order Sharif’s removal from office but ordered further investigations into corruption allegations that emerged following leaks in […]

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ISLAMABAD: In the post-Panama verdict situation, leading political parties have renewed their ugly mudslinging campaigns against each other but despite their massive presence in parliament none of these parties is keen to reform the anti-corruption apparatus of the country. They are involved in allegations and counter-allegations to prove one another corrupt but lack the will […]

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