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Imran Khan will give a public lecture at LSE on Tuesday 12 June. His lecture is entitled 'Democracy or Dictatorship? Emerging Political Crisis in Pakistan'.

Imran Khan is a member of the Pakistan parliament and chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) which he established in 1997. He is also the founder of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Lahore.

Khan is thought of by many in the cricketing world as being one of the finest all rounders to play the game and led the Pakistan cricket team to victory at the 1992 cricket world cup. He is a graduate of Keble College, Oxford.

This event is hosted by LSE and LSESU Pakistan Society.

Democracy or Dictatorship? Emerging Political Crisis in Pakistan is on Tuesday 12 June 2007 at 7-8.30pm in the New Theatre, East Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

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To reserve a press seat, please email Jawad Aslam, j.aslam@lse.ac.uk| 
 

Press cuttings

The Hindu
Imran Khan teams up with Nawaz Sharif (14 June)
Teaming up with former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to dislodge Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has predicted the General's fall from power within a year in a lecture at LSE this week.
http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/003200706140325.htm| 

Deccan Herald
Imran, Nawaz join forces to oust Mush (14 June) 

Udayavani
Musharraf is not going to last this year: Imran Khan (14 June) 

Hindu
Musharraf is not going to last this year: Imran Khan (13 June)
Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan asserted that Musharraf may not continue in power this year in a question and answer session at the London School of Economics last evening.
http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200706131021.htm| 

Imran Khan's lecture also mentioned on Blip TV (Flash player 8 needed to view) (13 June)
http://blip.tv/file/264044| 

Micropakistan.org
Imran Khan at LSE
(13 June)
http://micropakistan.org/blog/2007/06/13/imran-khan-at-lse/| 


8 June 2007

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