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2 months ago
London politics

Jailed ex-PM Imran Khan appears before Pakistan top court by videolink

Imran Khan virtually appeared before Pakistan's Supreme Court via videolink from prison, but the hearing was not broadcast on news channels or the court's website. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
London politics

Pakistani court suspends ex-PM Imran Khan's graft conviction DW 04/01/2024

Imran Khan's 14-year prison sentence related to gifts suspended by court.
Khan has over 170 criminal cases, including treason and illegal marriage, pending against him. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
London politics

Imran Khan: Run out?

Imran Khan and his party, PTI, have faced backlash and crackdowns amid allegations of corruption and inciting violent protests.
Khan has been sentenced in several criminal cases and his party's symbol has been kept off the ballot in national elections. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
London politics

Imran Khan and his wife sentenced in un-Islamic' marriage case

Imran Khan and his wife have been sentenced to seven years in a case related to their un-Islamic marriage.
This is the third sentence handed to Khan in a week, with the timing of the convictions seen as significant before the upcoming general election. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan: What's next for ex-PM Imran Khan and his party? DW 01/31/2024

Imran Khan's popularity remains strong despite legal battles and allegations against him.
The recent court verdicts have raised concerns about the legitimacy of the upcoming general election in Pakistan. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan sentences Imran Khan and wife to 14 years in prison

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife have been sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption.
Khan and his wife were accused of retaining and selling state gifts when he was in office. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
London politics

Jailed ex-PM Imran Khan appears before Pakistan top court by videolink

Imran Khan virtually appeared before Pakistan's Supreme Court via videolink from prison, but the hearing was not broadcast on news channels or the court's website. [ more ]
www.dw.com
3 months ago
London politics

Pakistani court suspends ex-PM Imran Khan's graft conviction DW 04/01/2024

Imran Khan's 14-year prison sentence related to gifts suspended by court.
Khan has over 170 criminal cases, including treason and illegal marriage, pending against him. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
London politics

Imran Khan: Run out?

Imran Khan and his party, PTI, have faced backlash and crackdowns amid allegations of corruption and inciting violent protests.
Khan has been sentenced in several criminal cases and his party's symbol has been kept off the ballot in national elections. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
London politics

Imran Khan and his wife sentenced in un-Islamic' marriage case

Imran Khan and his wife have been sentenced to seven years in a case related to their un-Islamic marriage.
This is the third sentence handed to Khan in a week, with the timing of the convictions seen as significant before the upcoming general election. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan: What's next for ex-PM Imran Khan and his party? DW 01/31/2024

Imran Khan's popularity remains strong despite legal battles and allegations against him.
The recent court verdicts have raised concerns about the legitimacy of the upcoming general election in Pakistan. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan sentences Imran Khan and wife to 14 years in prison

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife have been sentenced to 14 years in prison for corruption.
Khan and his wife were accused of retaining and selling state gifts when he was in office. [ more ]
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#pakistan-politics
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
London politics

A year since Pakistan's May 9 riots: A timeline of political upheaval

Nationwide riots last year led to ex-PM Imran Khan's arrest and party crackdown. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

The Rise, and Fall, and Rise Again of Imran Khan

Imran Khan's party used social media and artificial intelligence to bypass government censorship and connect with supporters.
The success of Imran Khan's party in the recent election indicates a shift in Pakistani politics and the power of populist rhetoric and internet-savvy youth. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
London politics

Ex-Pakistani leader Imran Khan gets 10-year prison sentence before elections

Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for exposing official secrets.
Khan's party claims the verdict was rushed and plans to appeal the sentence. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
2 months ago
London politics

A year since Pakistan's May 9 riots: A timeline of political upheaval

Nationwide riots last year led to ex-PM Imran Khan's arrest and party crackdown. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

The Rise, and Fall, and Rise Again of Imran Khan

Imran Khan's party used social media and artificial intelligence to bypass government censorship and connect with supporters.
The success of Imran Khan's party in the recent election indicates a shift in Pakistani politics and the power of populist rhetoric and internet-savvy youth. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
London politics

Ex-Pakistani leader Imran Khan gets 10-year prison sentence before elections

Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for exposing official secrets.
Khan's party claims the verdict was rushed and plans to appeal the sentence. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court suspends Imran Khan's prison sentence in state gifts case

Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan's 14-year jail sentence suspended in illegal state gifts case.
Khan and wife were handed 10-year prison term for revealing state secrets, ineligible to contest for public office. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Rivals of Pakistan's ex-premier Khan announce details of power-sharing deal

Imran Khan's rivals named Shehbaz Sharif as their joint candidate for prime minister.
Shehbaz Sharif to be the new prime minister through a power-sharing agreement. [ more ]
Acm
5 months ago
Digital life

Imran Khan's 'Victory Speech' from Jail Shows AI's Peril, Promise

Imprisoned former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used AI to make a victory speech for his political party
The AI-generated speech rejected the victory claim of Khan's rival and called on supporters to defend the election's results [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan's former premier Sharif and allies agree to form a coalition

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party and its allies will form a coalition government after last week's parliamentary elections.
The coalition includes rival parties of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Shehbaz Sharif is expected to be the joint choice for prime minister. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

Who Are the Major Players After Pakistan's Stunning Election?

Imran Khan, a former prime minister and cricket star, has been sentenced to 34 years in prison on charges that include leaking state secrets and unlawful marriage.
In the recent election, candidates aligned with Imran Khan won more seats in Parliament than any other group but fell short of forming a majority on their own. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pakistani protesters block highways to demonstrate against election results

Imran Khan's party emerged as the winner in the final tally of Pakistan's general election.
Protesters are demonstrating against the election results due to claims of vote rigging and tampering.
Negotiations are ongoing to form a coalition government as no single party has a majority. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court suspends Imran Khan's prison sentence in state gifts case

Former Pakistan PM Imran Khan's 14-year jail sentence suspended in illegal state gifts case.
Khan and wife were handed 10-year prison term for revealing state secrets, ineligible to contest for public office. [ more ]
www.france24.com
4 months ago
Europe politics

Rivals of Pakistan's ex-premier Khan announce details of power-sharing deal

Imran Khan's rivals named Shehbaz Sharif as their joint candidate for prime minister.
Shehbaz Sharif to be the new prime minister through a power-sharing agreement. [ more ]
Acm
5 months ago
Digital life

Imran Khan's 'Victory Speech' from Jail Shows AI's Peril, Promise

Imprisoned former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used AI to make a victory speech for his political party
The AI-generated speech rejected the victory claim of Khan's rival and called on supporters to defend the election's results [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Pakistan's former premier Sharif and allies agree to form a coalition

Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party and its allies will form a coalition government after last week's parliamentary elections.
The coalition includes rival parties of imprisoned former Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Shehbaz Sharif is expected to be the joint choice for prime minister. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

Who Are the Major Players After Pakistan's Stunning Election?

Imran Khan, a former prime minister and cricket star, has been sentenced to 34 years in prison on charges that include leaking state secrets and unlawful marriage.
In the recent election, candidates aligned with Imran Khan won more seats in Parliament than any other group but fell short of forming a majority on their own. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pakistani protesters block highways to demonstrate against election results

Imran Khan's party emerged as the winner in the final tally of Pakistan's general election.
Protesters are demonstrating against the election results due to claims of vote rigging and tampering.
Negotiations are ongoing to form a coalition government as no single party has a majority. [ more ]
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#pti
Truthout
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Casar Calls for Probe of Election Rigging in Wake of US-Backed Coup in Pakistan

US pressure led to Imran Khan's removal as Prime Minister
Shehbaz Sharif elected for a second term despite election manipulation [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
London politics

Allies of Imran Khan Secure Biggest Share of Seats in Pakistan's Final Election Tally

Allies of Imran Khan won more seats than the political parties who ousted him from power in national elections.
The vote was overshadowed by allegations of vote-rigging, mobile phone shutdowns, and the exclusion of Khan and his PTI party. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan poll but military might have final say

Imran Khan's political party, PTI, intends to form the next government in Pakistan despite opposition efforts to form a coalition.
PTI won the most seats in the election but did not secure a simple majority, leading to political turmoil and uncertainty. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
London politics

What is the cypher case that led to jail term for Pakistan's Imran Khan?

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and senior PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi have been jailed for 10 years in a cypher case.
The case involves leaking state secrets and comes less than two weeks before the general elections. [ more ]
Truthout
4 months ago
Left-wing politics

Casar Calls for Probe of Election Rigging in Wake of US-Backed Coup in Pakistan

US pressure led to Imran Khan's removal as Prime Minister
Shehbaz Sharif elected for a second term despite election manipulation [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
London politics

Allies of Imran Khan Secure Biggest Share of Seats in Pakistan's Final Election Tally

Allies of Imran Khan won more seats than the political parties who ousted him from power in national elections.
The vote was overshadowed by allegations of vote-rigging, mobile phone shutdowns, and the exclusion of Khan and his PTI party. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Europe politics

Imran Khan claims victory in Pakistan poll but military might have final say

Imran Khan's political party, PTI, intends to form the next government in Pakistan despite opposition efforts to form a coalition.
PTI won the most seats in the election but did not secure a simple majority, leading to political turmoil and uncertainty. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
London politics

What is the cypher case that led to jail term for Pakistan's Imran Khan?

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and senior PTI leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi have been jailed for 10 years in a cypher case.
The case involves leaking state secrets and comes less than two weeks before the general elections. [ more ]
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ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Imran Khan -- victory speech from jail shows AI genius

Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, released a deepfake video from jail declaring victory in the elections.
The video features historical images and footage of Khan and includes a disclaimer about its artificial intelligence origins. [ more ]
The Times of India
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Imran Khan: Watch: How Pakistan leader Imran Khan used AI to deliver this 'victory speech' | - Times of India

Imran Khan's victory speech after the general election was delivered by an AI mimic of his voice.
The use of AI to simulate political speeches raises questions about the potential for manipulating and misleading information. [ more ]
ReadWrite
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Imran Khan -- victory speech from jail shows AI genius

Imran Khan, the former prime minister of Pakistan, released a deepfake video from jail declaring victory in the elections.
The video features historical images and footage of Khan and includes a disclaimer about its artificial intelligence origins. [ more ]
The Times of India
5 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Imran Khan: Watch: How Pakistan leader Imran Khan used AI to deliver this 'victory speech' | - Times of India

Imran Khan's victory speech after the general election was delivered by an AI mimic of his voice.
The use of AI to simulate political speeches raises questions about the potential for manipulating and misleading information. [ more ]
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#pakistan-elections
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pakistan Elections: Did Imran Khan stand a chance?

Pakistan's powerful military failed to secure the election outcome they intended
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his party had unexpected popularity with the people [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan's Imran Khan is in political ruin. He's partly to blame

Former PM Imran Khan has been barred from holding public office for a decade and is no longer in the running for the upcoming elections in Pakistan.
There are deeper issues at play in Pakistani politics, with fault lines emerging within the political and social fabric of the country. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Pakistan Elections: Did Imran Khan stand a chance?

Pakistan's powerful military failed to secure the election outcome they intended
Former Prime Minister Imran Khan and his party had unexpected popularity with the people [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan's Imran Khan is in political ruin. He's partly to blame

Former PM Imran Khan has been barred from holding public office for a decade and is no longer in the running for the upcoming elections in Pakistan.
There are deeper issues at play in Pakistani politics, with fault lines emerging within the political and social fabric of the country. [ more ]
morepakistan-elections
#nawaz-sharif
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan Is Stunned as Early Election Results Look Like a Real Race

The Pakistani election results have surprised many by not giving the military the landslide victory it was expecting.
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party remains the front-runner, but there are tight races with Imran Khan's party in the most populous province of Punjab.
There are concerns of tampering by the military, and the delay in releasing the final results is causing anxiety among voters. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistani military use age-old tactics to keep Imran Khan away from election

Imran Khan, once supported by the military, is now at odds with them and facing multiple court convictions
The military is using tactics to keep Khan away from the general election and pave the way for Nawaz Sharif's return to power [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan Is Stunned as Early Election Results Look Like a Real Race

The Pakistani election results have surprised many by not giving the military the landslide victory it was expecting.
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's party remains the front-runner, but there are tight races with Imran Khan's party in the most populous province of Punjab.
There are concerns of tampering by the military, and the delay in releasing the final results is causing anxiety among voters. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistani military use age-old tactics to keep Imran Khan away from election

Imran Khan, once supported by the military, is now at odds with them and facing multiple court convictions
The military is using tactics to keep Khan away from the general election and pave the way for Nawaz Sharif's return to power [ more ]
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#bushra-bibi
www.dw.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan ex-PM Khan, wife jailed over 'unlawful marriage' DW 02/03/2024

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi were sentenced to seven years in prison for violating an Islamic law that stipulates a three-month waiting period between a divorce and a new marriage.
Khan and his family argue that the trial and conviction were politically motivated. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
London politics

Pakistan court rejects Imran Khan, wife appeal in unlawful marriage case

A court in Pakistan rejects Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi's appeal, upholding the ruling that their 2018 marriage violated Islamic law. [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
London politics

Pakistan ex-PM Khan, wife jailed over 'unlawful marriage' DW 02/03/2024

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi were sentenced to seven years in prison for violating an Islamic law that stipulates a three-month waiting period between a divorce and a new marriage.
Khan and his family argue that the trial and conviction were politically motivated. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 weeks ago
London politics

Pakistan court rejects Imran Khan, wife appeal in unlawful marriage case

A court in Pakistan rejects Imran Khan and Bushra Bibi's appeal, upholding the ruling that their 2018 marriage violated Islamic law. [ more ]
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#elections
www.dw.com
6 months ago
London politics

Pakistan: PTI supporters decry pre-election crackdown DW 01/16/2024

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ruled that Imran Khan's PTI party cannot use the cricket bat symbol on ballots, forcing PTI candidates to run as independents in upcoming polls.
PTI officials are concerned that without their party symbol, some people in Pakistan may not be able to recognize PTI candidates on the ballot due to high illiteracy rates. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court rules against ex-PM Imran Khan's plea to shift case

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's attempt to contest upcoming elections suffers another setback as the Islamabad High Court dismisses his petition to move a key appeal to Lahore.
Khan has been in prison since August 5, initially convicted for not disclosing assets earned from the sale of gifts from foreign dignitaries and later in a case about revealing state secrets. [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 months ago
London politics

Pakistan: PTI supporters decry pre-election crackdown DW 01/16/2024

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ruled that Imran Khan's PTI party cannot use the cricket bat symbol on ballots, forcing PTI candidates to run as independents in upcoming polls.
PTI officials are concerned that without their party symbol, some people in Pakistan may not be able to recognize PTI candidates on the ballot due to high illiteracy rates. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court rules against ex-PM Imran Khan's plea to shift case

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's attempt to contest upcoming elections suffers another setback as the Islamabad High Court dismisses his petition to move a key appeal to Lahore.
Khan has been in prison since August 5, initially convicted for not disclosing assets earned from the sale of gifts from foreign dignitaries and later in a case about revealing state secrets. [ more ]
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#Imran Khan
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court orders ex-PM Imran Khan's open trial inside jail premises

The court in Pakistan has ordered an open trial in the cypher case, allowing Imran Khan's family and the public to attend.
The trial will be held at Adiala Jail premises, where Khan has been lodged since September.
The trial relates to a diplomatic cable sent to Islamabad, which Khan claims proves a conspiracy against him. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court orders ex-PM Imran Khan to appear next week

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan and former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi have been asked to appear in court in Pakistan for trial in a case related to the alleged leaking of state secrets.
This will be Khan's first public appearance since he was imprisoned in August.
Khan claims his removal as prime minister was a conspiracy hatched by the United States in collusion with his political opponents and the military. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

What next after Pakistan court declares Imran Khan's trial in jail illegal?

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's trial inside a jail has been declared illegal, giving a boost to the country's main opposition leader.
Khan has been in jail since August 5 but was granted bail three weeks later. However, he remains in custody in connection with other cases.
The Islamabad High Court declared the requirement to hold the cypher trial in jail null and void, stating that it did not meet the requirements for an open trial. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan's Imran Khan trial in jail declared illegal, lawyer says

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan's trial in jail for revealing state secrets has been declared illegal by a court.
The impact of the court's decision is unclear and will be clarified by a court order.
Khan has faced multiple legal challenges since his ouster, including charges of terrorism and blasphemy. [ more ]
www.france24.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court rules jail trial of ex-PM Imran Khan illegal

A Pakistani court declared the jail trial of former Prime Minister Imran Khan illegal.
Khan's legal team challenged the law ministry notification that ordered the jail trial. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court orders ex-PM Imran Khan's open trial inside jail premises

The court in Pakistan has ordered an open trial in the cypher case, allowing Imran Khan's family and the public to attend.
The trial will be held at Adiala Jail premises, where Khan has been lodged since September.
The trial relates to a diplomatic cable sent to Islamabad, which Khan claims proves a conspiracy against him. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court orders ex-PM Imran Khan to appear next week

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan and former Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi have been asked to appear in court in Pakistan for trial in a case related to the alleged leaking of state secrets.
This will be Khan's first public appearance since he was imprisoned in August.
Khan claims his removal as prime minister was a conspiracy hatched by the United States in collusion with his political opponents and the military. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

What next after Pakistan court declares Imran Khan's trial in jail illegal?

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's trial inside a jail has been declared illegal, giving a boost to the country's main opposition leader.
Khan has been in jail since August 5 but was granted bail three weeks later. However, he remains in custody in connection with other cases.
The Islamabad High Court declared the requirement to hold the cypher trial in jail null and void, stating that it did not meet the requirements for an open trial. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan's Imran Khan trial in jail declared illegal, lawyer says

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan's trial in jail for revealing state secrets has been declared illegal by a court.
The impact of the court's decision is unclear and will be clarified by a court order.
Khan has faced multiple legal challenges since his ouster, including charges of terrorism and blasphemy. [ more ]
www.france24.com
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan court rules jail trial of ex-PM Imran Khan illegal

A Pakistani court declared the jail trial of former Prime Minister Imran Khan illegal.
Khan's legal team challenged the law ministry notification that ordered the jail trial. [ more ]
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New York Post
7 months ago
London politics

Pakistan's top court accepts former PM Imran Khan's plea for bail

Pakistan's Supreme Court accepted former Prime Minister Imran Khan's bail application
Khan is hoping to secure release from jail and lead his party in the upcoming general election [ more ]
www.dw.com
6 days ago
London politics

Pakistan: Court acquits Imran Khan in illegal marriage case DW 07/13/2024

Pakistani court acquits Imran Khan and wife of illegal marriage charges. [ more ]
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