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Pakistan: Sharif Brothers Under House Arrest

Categories: South Asia, Pakistan, Breaking News, Human Rights, Law, Protest

Open Pakistan reports [1] quoting GEO TV [2] that “Pakistani authorities on Wednesday decided to put Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and his borther Shahbaz Sharif under house arrest to prevent a planned long march by the opposition party workers and lawyers to Islamabad.” CHUP! – Changing Up Pakistan reported [3] earlier that the Interior Ministry Chief Rehman Malik threatened to impose sedition charges on the Sharif brothers.