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"U.S. Complicit" in Pakistan Suppression Says Jailed Dissident

Paddy: "They are backing Musharraf as he could never get his way if they were serious about stopping him," says Imran Khan.
 
 
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This post, written by Paddy, originally appeared on Cliff Schecter's Brave New Films Blog

This was a weird one. It came in on my RSS feed, and when I went to click on it, it was gone. Then I went to the website, and it wasn't there either. I finally found it at Telegraph UK, and I've got to say I'm not surprised.

He wrote: "They are using sheer force against lawyers, human rights organizations, political activists and all genuine opposition leaders are in jail. The police have ransacked my house and ill treated my family members."

Mr Khan also blamed both the US for their role in proceedings, while accusing former prime minister Benazir Bhutto of secretly working with Gen Musharraf.

"I believe that the Americans are complicit, or at the very least knew about this, before it took place," he wrote.

Paddy is a regular contributor to Cliff Schecter.com .

 
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