Monday, November 05, 2007
Let The Lawyer Jokes And Shakespeare Quotes Commence
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Police tear gas and club thousands of lawyers protesting President Gen. Pervez Musharraf's decision to impose emergency rule . . . Musharraf suspended the constitution . . . demonstrations brutally stamped out . . . lawyers beaten and arrested . . . hundreds of police swinging batons and firing tear gas . . . even lawyers not involved in protests targeted . . . pulled off a bus as he was heading to work . . . "the police arrested anyone wearing the lawyer's uniform" [referring to the profession's trademark black suits] . . . hundreds of police and paramilitary troops . . . barbed-wire barricades seal off the Supreme Court.