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PAKISTAN-Which Foreign Hand

Which 'Foreign Hand'? Babar Ali IN an interview with the New York Times, President Zia rather boldly accused Benazir Bhutto of receiving funds and support from the Soviet Unidn during the August 1986 MRD movement. This allegation is based on pure speculation and conjecture as Zia himself admitted "I have no proof, I simply ,say so''. The following report appeared in The Muslim, Pakistan's leading English daily on November 4: "Prime minister Mohammad Khan Junejo disclosed here today that he had been receiving reports about the involvement of a foreign hand in the recent wave of violence which has suddenly swept several cities of the country". The chief minister of Sind in an address to a "cross section of people" on November 5 in Hyderabad said that recent clashes in Karachi and Hyderabad were the result of an "international conspiracy" against Pakistan.

PAKISTAN- Aftermath of MRD Movement

November 15, 1986 officers. This is why the biggest lobby against making Firozabad a district is coming from them. Factory owners also know that it is easy to terrorise the lower bureaucracy who are not even assured of the support of their superior officers, (To be concluded) Notes References to this are found in Chatterji, Debasish (1986), 'Child Labour in Glass Industry', Surya India, June, p 12; Pal, Bulbul (1986), 'Bangle-Makers: A Fragile Existence', Indian Express, May 4; and Barse, Sheela (1986), 'Fleecing of Hapless Labour:


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