Pakistan: Court will charge Gilani with contempt

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February 2, 2012
BBC News [UK]    
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"Pakistan's Supreme Court is to charge Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with contempt for failing to reopen corruption cases against the president. Mr Gilani must appear before the court on 13 February. If convicted he faces jail and being barred from office. The prime minister has refused to ask Swiss officials to reopen a corruption case against President Zardari, saying he has immunity as head of state." (02/02/12)  

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