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Pakistan / State of Emergency #954372

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 2007
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) The state of emergency in Pakistan updated. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Islamabad: Sheila MacVicar) Pressure from the US and others for Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf to restore democratic rule featured; former President George Bush’s praise of Musharraf quoted; details given about censorship, detentions, disappearances; scenes shown of police clashes. [Pakistan Muslim League professor Ahsan IQBAL†- says it is one man trying to perpetuate his rule by all possible means.] [Wife of detained lawyer Bushra AHSAN†- comments on the arrest of her husband.]

Mitchell, Russ;
MacVicar, Sheila

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