TITLE

'We All Fear for Our Lives'

AUTHOR(S)
Hussain, Zahid; Khan, Ismail; Bruner, Tasgola Karla; LeVine, Steve
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);03/27/2000 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 135 Issue 13, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the gun violence in Pakistan and the anti-gun campaign of the military government of General Pervez Musharraf. Details of the gun control, including rounding up illegal weapons and cancellation of the licenses of thousands of automatic weapons given out by previous governments; Increased violence involving fire arms; Concern by the military leadership for the reputation of the country.
ACCESSION #
2934698

 

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