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Students for a Free Pakistan

30 Nov Candle-light vigil at LUMS in the protests against Pakistan's state of emergency in November 2007. Photo courtesy Omar Ayaz

ON Thursday, November 29, Pervez Musharraf was sworn in for a new five-year term as the President of Pakistan. The day before, the general tearfully handed over command of the army to his handpicked successor, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. Musharraf now claims he will also end the state of emergency on December 16.

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