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Revitalising NTC Blinkered Approach

down on the opposition with such determination is then, not at all surprising. Benazir was arrested at a press conference at her residence. Earlier, she had tried to take out a procession which had been obstructed by the police, which had resorted to firing later, following a rally addressed by her. She has been lodged in the Karachi jail and there are reports of widespread rioting demanding her release. What is rather surprising however, is that the government chose to put the lid on the opposition in such a public and spectacular manner, although such arrests could well have been made before August 14.

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