[JURIST] The Swiss government cannot reopen the corruption charges against Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari [official website] because the statutory limitations period has lapsed, Pakistan Law Minister Zahid Hamid announced Wednesday. Swiss authorities sent their position in February of this year, but the sealed letter was officially opened [Dawn report] by Hamid Tuesday. The case against Zardari was closed in 2008. However, following pressure from the Supreme Court, former law minister Farooq Naek wrote to Swiss authorities to reopen the...

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