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Pakistan: List Of NRO Beneficiaries

Categories: East Asia, Middle East & North Africa, South Asia, Pakistan, Governance, International Relations, Politics

Adil Najam discusses [1] about a recently released list [2] of 8000 persons including the president of Pakistan and 34 Pakistani politicians who have benefited from the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), promulgated by former president Pervez Musharraf on Oct 5, 2007. This ordinance “grants amnesty to all those against whom politically-motivated cases were registered between Jan 1, 1986, and Oct 12, 1999.”