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Aitzaz Ahsan: Pakistani judiciary 'is too powerful'

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There is a tense power struggle in Pakistan. The Supreme Court has forced out one prime minister and put the current one on notice.

Pakistani politician and lawyer Senator Aitzaz Ahsan - from the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party - defended the former prime minister Yusuf Raza Gilani against his dismissal by the Supreme Court. He says the country's judiciary "is too powerful" and has, at times, overstepped its limits.

You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Tuesday, 7 August at 03.30, 08.30, 15.30 and 20.30 GMT.

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