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Pakistan / State of Emergency #883571

ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 05, 2007
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Islamabad: Martha Raddatz) The state of emergency in Pakistan in which President Pervez Musharraf suspended the constitution featured; scenes shown from across Pakistan of dramatic clashes between lawyers and police. [Protester Hanuna RASHID†- says every lawyer expects to arrested.] [In hiding, lawyer Athar MINALLAH†- says the military is against the rule of law.] [September 22, 2006, President BUSH - praises Musharraf.] [Today, BUSH - wants the president to remove his military uniform.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The extent of US aid to Pakistan noted.

(Islamabad: Jim Sciutto) Pakistan on the brink with militants operating in the larger cities featured; scenes shown of Taliban fighters in the Swat Valley; details given about the fighting and terrorism plots and the unpopularity of the president. [Retired Lt., Gen. Talat MASOOD†- says the security forces only protect themselves.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Raddatz, Martha;
Sciutto, Jim
Duration:
00:04:40

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