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Who will contest election on Maryam’s seats?

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter, Maryam Nawaz, had filed her papers to contest the July 25 elections from NA-127 and PP-173. However, after being disqualified from contesting due to her conviction in the Avenfield reference case, the covering candidates of PML-N will vie for the seats. Ali Pervez Malik is the covering candidate from…

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PTI celebrates verdict against Sharif family

Workers of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf celebrated the sentencing of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Multan and other cities. Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in prison by a corruption court in Islamabad, dealing a serious blow to his party’s troubled campaign ahead of the July 25 election.

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Analysis: Has the election slipped from the PML-N’s hands?

There are two narratives about the sentence awarded to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in the Avenfield reference case of London properties. One says ‘a powerful prime minister was punished’ while the second narrative is that Nawaz Sharif and his family members were sentenced for speaking against the establishment. What’s the…

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A look at Avenfield case verdict

How does this Avenfield verdict sentencing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years and his daughter Maryam to seven impact Pakistan’s elections on July 25? A corruption court in Islamabad announced the ruling on Friday, sending shock waves throughout Pakistan. The case was linked to the Sharif family’s purchase of upscale London flats. Maryam…

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Video: PML-N workers protest in Multan

Supporters of the PML-N protested in Multan after an accountability court sentenced party leader Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison on corruption charges. Nawaz’s daughter Maryam received a seven-year sentence, while his son-in-law, Captain (retd) Safdar was given a one-year sentence in a verdict that came as a serious blow to PML-N’s campaign ahead…

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Angry PML-N workers burn tyres in Lahore

Beating their chests and burning tyres, PML-N supporters in Lahore protested after an anti-corruption court sentenced party leader Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison on corruption charges. Nawaz’s daughter Maryam received a seven-year sentence, while his son-in-law, Captain (retd) Safdar was given a one-year sentence in a verdict that came as a serious blow…

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Nawaz’s conviction drives supporters onto the streets

PML-N supporters protested in Islamabad where an accountability court sentenced former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in prison on corruption charges related to the ownership of four luxury London flats. Nawaz’s daughter Maryam received a seven-year sentence, while his son-in-law Captain (retd) Safdar was given a one-year sentence in a verdict that came…

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Maryam says seven years is a small penalty for standing up to ‘invisible forces’

PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz said that the penalty for standing up to invisible forces that have been active in Pakistan for the last 70 years is usually far more than what she received. She was reacting to an accountability court sentencing her to seven years in jail in the Avenfield case.  پاکستان میں 70 سال…

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