Benazir Bhutto: From Prison to Prime Minister - Chapter Five, A Desert Cell Summary & Analysis

Libby Hughes
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Chapter Five, A Desert Cell Summary and Analysis

After Ali's death, Bhutto became determined to fight for her father's vision. She started to conduct party meetings fairly quickly thereafter, and she became leader of the party. The PPP effectively won local elections, but they were focused on the national election against Zia, deciding to oppose him without Ali Bhutto. Zia cancelled the elections. Angry at continued support for the PPP, Zia moved Nusrat and Bhutto to Larkana in 1980 and put them under strict house arrest for half a year; they could not have visitors or talk on the phone and the Bhuttos could not be mentioned in the newspaper.

Bhutto was often bored and troubled by new outside events, but she spent her time using her study of law at Oxford and her father's legal advice to make a case against...

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