In this Feb, 2010 photo, Pakistan's opposition leader Nawaz Sharif speaks during a press conference in Islamabad, seeking to up the pressure on President Asif Ali Zardari for charges of corruption and alleged amnesty under the National Reconciliation Ordinance.
Pakistani protesters take street to oppose the National Reconciliation Ordinance, which gives protection to President Asif Ali Zardari and other law makers from corruption cases, in Multan, Pakistan, in this Nov, 2009 picture.
Pakistan's newly-turned politician Imran Khan, addresses his supporters during a rally in favor of Pakistan's chief justice in Islamabad, Pakistan, on June 18, 2012. Chief Justice, Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has taken a notice of allegations against his son allegedly involved in receiving millions of dollars from property tycoon Malik Riaz to influence a number of cases pending before the court against him.
This April 2012 picture shows Former Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani waving upon his arrival at the Supreme Court for a hearing in islamabad. Pakistan's top court declared on June 19, 2012 that the country's prime minister was disqualified from office due to an earlier contempt conviction, delivering what appeared to be a fatal blow against the premier's political career and ushering in political turmoil. Gilani was, thus, declared ineligible to hold the PM's office after the day of conviction. The court also added that all orders given by him since the conviction would stand null and void.
Pakistani lawyers chant slogans in favor of the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan on June 19, 2012.
Supporters of the ruling Pakistan People's Party react over the Supreme Court's decision against Pakistan's Prime Minister, Yousuf Raza Gilani, outside the court in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Pakistani men, dance celebrating the dismissal of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in Peshawar, Pakistan.
Makhdoom Shahabuddin, nominated prime minister by the ruling Pakistan People's party, gestures as he briefs members of the media, after filing his candidacy paper at the Parliament, in Islamabad on June 21, 2012. Shahabuddin was, later, issued a non-bailable arrest warrant for holding connections with alleged irregularities in the import of a large amount of the controlled drug Ephedrine during his tenure as Health Minister.