Speaker - Benazir Bhutto

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Benazir Bhutto was the first woman to lead a post-colonial Muslim state. The charismatic Bhutto was elected Prime Minister of Pakistan in 1988, only to be deposed 20 months later by the country's military-supported president Ghulam Ishaq Khan who controversially used the Eighth Amendment to dissolve parliament and force an election. She was re-elected in 1993 but was dismissed three years later amid various corruption scandals by then president Farooq Leghari, who also used the Eighth Amendment discretionary powers.

2 Programs

A Conversation with Benazir Bhutto

08.15.07 | 00:58:30 min | 1 comment

Benazir Bhutto: Future of Democracy in Pakistan

07.20.07 | 01:02:32 min | 1 comment