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Bloodshed Mars Pakistan Election Campaign (VOA On Assignment May 3)i
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May 03, 2013 3:20 PM
VOA Islamabad Correspondent Sharon Behn joins On Assignment's Philip Alexiou via Skype to discuss the violence sweeping Pakistan ahead of national elections on May 11. Militants have launched deadly attacks on politicians and their supporters. Sharon says despite the threats, young people and women are becoming more politically-involved.

Bloodshed Mars Pakistan Election Campaign (VOA On Assignment May 3)

Published May 03, 2013

VOA Islamabad Correspondent Sharon Behn joins On Assignment's Philip Alexiou via Skype to discuss the violence sweeping Pakistan ahead of national elections on May 11. Militants have launched deadly attacks on politicians and their supporters. Sharon says despite the threats, young people and women are becoming more politically-involved.

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