Bhutto Calls for Demonstrations Despite Pakistani Government Crackdown

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After meeting with some opposition parties today, former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto called a rally for Friday, despite an official ban. She also demanded that President Pervez Musharraf stand down as head of the Army and end the emergency rule he imposed five days ago. Zahid Hussain, author of Frontline Pakistan: the Struggle with Military Islam, reports for the Wall Street Journal and Newsweek.

Credits

Guest:
Zahid Hussain - Journalist, Wall Street Journal and London Times

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Christian Bordal, Carina Miller, Frances Anderton