Pakistani lawyers stage anti-Musharraf rally

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Lahore, Mar 6 : Over two thousand Pakistani lawyers on Thursday staged a protest march in Lahore demanding the reinstatement of judges suspended by President Pervez Musharraf.

The lawyers, joined by civil society activists and workers of both religious and secular opposition parties, chanted several anti-Musharraf slogans, including "Go Musharraf, go!"

"Our struggle will continue for the restoration of an independent judiciary and reinstatement of the judges," read a large banner.

Several lawyers were carrying portraits of deposed Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, who remains under house arrest in Islamabad, the Dawn reported.

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