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Imran Khan in Pakistan

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Imran Khan in the grounds of his house which sits on a hill overlooking Islamabad.

Cricketer Imran Khan made his Test debut against England in 1971. He became captain of the Pakistan team in 1982 and lead them to World Cup victory in 1992 after which he retired.

Imran Khan established the Tehrik-e-insaaf (or Moverment for Justice) in 1996. Through Tehrik-e-insaaf, Khan has demanded that the Pakistan government make institutional reforms to address corruption and end the present dictatorship. Khan would like a more equitable distribution of resources in Pakistan, the granting key civil liberties and an increas in public service spending. He is particularly scathing of the relationship between President Musharraf and US President Bush.

Imran Khan became a Member of the Pakistani Parliament for Mianwali, Panjab, in the October 2002 elections.

Photo: Tom Pietrasik
Islamabad Pakistan
27th January 2006
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Imran Khan in the grounds of his house which sits on a hill overlooking Islamabad.<br />
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Cricketer Imran Khan made his Test debut against England in 1971. He became captain of the Pakistan team in 1982 and lead them to World Cup victory in 1992 after which he retired.<br />
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Imran Khan established the Tehrik-e-insaaf (or Moverment for Justice) in 1996. Through Tehrik-e-insaaf, Khan has demanded that the Pakistan government make institutional reforms to address corruption and end the present dictatorship. Khan would like a more equitable distribution of resources in Pakistan, the granting key civil liberties and an increas in public service spending. He is particularly scathing of the relationship between President Musharraf and US President Bush.<br />
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Imran Khan became a Member of the Pakistani Parliament for Mianwali, Panjab, in the October 2002 elections.<br />
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Photo: Tom Pietrasik<br />
Islamabad Pakistan<br />
27th January 2006