News item update!


MEC Senior Editor, Jeremy Smith, writes:

elections in state of emergency

This week’s news item, adapted for MEC from a news article originally published in the Guardian Weekly, is about the president of Pakistan calling elections while the country is in a state of emergency. Why has President Musharraf done this? Go to the Headline News section on your Work Area screen to find out more.

You could get students to find out about more about Pakistan and its government by visiting the following website:

BBC Pakistan country profile

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