New Pakistani Prime Minister Frees Chief Justice
Yousef Raza Gilani, Pakistan's newly chosen prime minister, orders the release of deposed chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry from house arrest Monday, prompting speculation that the Pakistan's supreme court may be reinstated.
Chaudhry's removal was one of the key events that triggered the revival of the opposition movement in Pakistan last year, and Gilani's move deals a blow to President Pervez Musharraf.
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