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What Martial Law Means for Pakistani Families

Authorities have placed opposition leader and former Primer Minister Benazir Bhutto under house arrest for the second time in a week. Phillip Reeves reporting from Lahore discusses the situation with Alex Chadwick.

Also, Pushpesh Pant, a professor at Jawarhalal Nehru University in New Delhi, talks to Madeleine Brand about the implications of Bhutto's call for President Gen. Pervez Musharraf to resign and how Pakistan's situation is playing out in neighboring India.

Finally, Ali Khan, a law professor at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., tells Chadwick how martial law is affecting his friends and family in Pakistan.

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