Thursday, December 27, 2007

Ex prime minister Nawaz Sharif calls for Mushariff's resignation

Looks like we're having another historical moment. Benazir Bhutto was loved by her countrymen and is now a martyr for the cause of Democracy. Her bravery in the face of danger will be remembered forever by the people of Pakistan. Earlier in the day her friend, Nawaz Sharif, who was also an ex prime minister, was under attack at the Islamabad airport when gunfire interrupted a rally killing four people.

Musharraf will probably have to step down because Bu$hco will now have a rough time covering for him. Unfortunately the upcoming election will now probably look like the ones that we have seen in Iraq and sadly the chances of a viable candidate winning the election will be about the same as for a one legged man in an arse kicking contest.

Pakistan's Sharif Says His Party Will Boycott Elections; Calls for Musharraf to Resign

AP News

Dec 27, 2007 13:51

Pakistani opposition leader Nawaz Sharif announced Thursday his party was boycotting next month's elections following the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. He demanded that President Pervez Musharraf resign immediately.

"The holding of fair and free elections is not possible in the presence of Pervez Musharraf. After the killing of Benazir Bhutto, I announce that the Pakistan Muslim League-N will boycott the elections," Sharif told a news conference, referring to his party.



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