Written/Performed by Anna Khaja . Directed by Heather de Michele
Benazir Bhutto in the news...
Pak Elections 2013 - Historic 5/11/2013
Pakistan held general elections on May 11, 2013, marking the first time in the nation's history that a civilian government has carried out the full length of its term and handed power to another civilian government. A number of improvements were made ahead of the election to ensure a more credible and transparent poll.
Pakistan and Drone Warfare
Following nine months of intensive research—including two investigations in Pakistan, more than 130 interviews with victims, witnesses, and experts, and review of thousands of pages of documentation and media reporting—this report presents evidence of the damaging and counterproductive effects of current US drone strike policies.
PAKISTANI PRESIDENT ZARDARI SAYS CONDOLEEZZA RICE HAD DETAILED KNOWLEDGE OF THREATS TO BENAZIR BHUTTO
April 1, 2010
On April 1, Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari asked for the UN Commission report investigating the death of his wife, Benazir Bhutto, be delayed until the commission could interview four key international figures: U.S. ex-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, Saudi Arabian intelligence chief Prince Muqrin (bin Abdul Aziz) and the UAE intelligence chief.
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BENAZIR BHUTTO BIO-PIC IN 2012
Bio pic about Benazir Bhutto slated for release in 2012 (Silverstream productions) Read more HERE.
BENAZIR BHUTTO DOCUMENTARY AT SUNDANCE
Malala at the UN
July 2013, Pakistani teen activist Malala Yousafzai, gives her first public speech at the UN after being shot in the head by the Taliban.
On Thursday, April 15, 2010 the United Nations released its commission's REPORT on the assassination of Benazir Bhutto. In it, the commission notes the lack of security and follow through on the part of the Pakistani authorities (under the command of General Pervez Musharraf) and how the U.S. had pre-knowledge of absolute threats to Bhutto's life and yet did not take adequate action to assure her safety...
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United Nations Commission Report On Benazir Bhutto's Death Released
April 15, 2010
A UN inquiry report released on April 15, 2010 found that the Pakistani government was "fatally insufficient" in protecting Benazir Bhutto in December 2007. It further goes on to suggest that key international figures, including Condoleezza Rice, was deficient in her duty to ensure Bhutto's safety in Pakistan. According to the report, "the Commission was mystified by the efforts of certain high-ranking Pakistani government authorities to obstruct access to military and intelligence sources." At the moment, the murder investigation is in the hands of the Pakistani authorities, which the Commission says are "competent." Read more HERE.
2010 BY-ELECTIONS IN PAKISTAN MARKED BY ASSASSINATION AND CORRUPTION
Since it isn't a general election year, a lot of the news of this barely made it to the mainstream press, but the small elections all over Pakistani for municipal judges, police chiefs, etc. were marked, as they often are by murder, corruption, fraud, intimidation, etc. Democracy is far from a reality in Pakistan, and there is no concerted effort at the moment to move the country forward in its democratic development. Read more HERE.
This documentary made a splash at Sundance and was nominated for its Grand Jury Prize. It is slated for release in the UK in June of this year. Read more HERE.