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Pakistan’s military regime

Title
Pakistan’s military regime
Genre
Discussion
TX Date
22 May 1978
Year of production
1978
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Duration
00:03:22
Description
Emily Farquhar discusses with studio reporter (not identified) the background to flogging of local journalists in Pakistan. The military regime which has ruled in Pakistan for the last 6 months is now cracking down on press. Elections now unlikely to happen soon and the country is not too concerned with international reaction to its actions but there is little trouble or violence under this regime.
Contributors
Emily Farquhar
Keywords
Press; Pakistan; Zulfikar Ali Bhutto; Political systems; Freedom of the press; Penal sanctions

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