Pakistan election violence forces candidates behind high walls




 
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Pakistan election violence forces candidates behind high walls
 
May 6th, 2013  
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Pakistan election violence forces candidates behind high walls
By Katharine Houreld PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Mian Hussain is fighting for his political life from a deserted party headquarters, where two telephones sit silently beside him and the footsteps of a tea boy echo down the corridor. One of Pakistan's most high-profile anti-Taliban politicians, Hussain hasn't been to a single public event since campaigning for the May 11 election kicked off. A fiery orator who once electrified big rallies, he now makes short speeches by telephone to small huddles of supporters meeting in secret. ...




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