Fatima Bhutto's Songs of Blood and Sword
Benazir Bhutto's niece tells her criticizing story.
This article is from 2010.
Mystery still surrounds the murder of Benazir Bhutto in 2007 but while people like her niece Fatima are around to ask questions, there’s always some chance that the puzzle might yet be solved. Not that Fatima has the family blinkers on as she was an arch critic of Benazir’s reign in Pakistan, dubbing her ‘an unscrupulous feudal leader’ with a ‘sheer lust for power’, even suspecting her of complicity in her father Murtaza’s death in 1996. Her story is told within the pages of Songs of Blood and Sword.
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