Pakistan Elections

CompanyNewsweek Inc
PhotographerAlex Majoli--Magnum for Newsweek
PrizeGold in Photojournalism / General News
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Pakistan 2008. Karachi. Militants of PTI (Pakistan Thareek Insaf) during a rally pre-election. The leader of the Party is Imram Khan who in one of his recent speaches said: "People assume that this election means that there is democracy in Pakistan. There is no democracy." Pakistan 2008. Peshawar. Burqua. Pakistan 2008. Islamabad. After the assasination of Benazir Bhutto in every city all over Pakistan people are gathering in rituals and demostrations . Benazir Bhutto was feted as a symbol of modernity and fought a long battle against corruption allegations. Men Gattering at the memorial in the spot where she has been killed. Pakistan 2008. Islamabad. Beggar. Pakistan 2008. Karachi. After the assasination of Benazir Bhutto in every city all over Pakistan people are gathering in rituals and demostrations . Benazir Bhutto was feted as a symbol of modernity and fought a long battle against corruption allegations. Here in a cover of a local magazine.

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