The Assassination

BBC World Service

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The award-winning inside story. An investigation into the death of Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto. Includes interviews with those accused of her murder.
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17:28 | Dec 27th, 2017

"Her days were numbered." Introducing Benazir Bhutto and the story of her final journey home. Eight years of self-imposed exile ended when she returned to Pakistan to campaign for high office. Pakista...Show More

gasstationb recommended:

Very interesting. I know next to nothing about Bhutto or Pakistani politics, but the first episode was very intriguing.

28:48 | Feb 14th, 2018

The nasty, brutish and short life of Benazir’s killer - confidential police files reveal investigators weren’t interested. With Owen Bennett-Jones.

gasstationb recommended:

Horrifying to hear how the Taliban turn these young boys into suicide bombers.

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39:35 | Feb 28th, 2018

“I laugh at it.” The accused speaks in the series finale. With Owen Bennett-Jones.

28:53 | Feb 21st, 2018

A trail of bodies leads deeper into the conspiracy. “Someone doesn’t want us to connect the dots.” With Owen Bennett-Jones.

31:59 | Feb 7th, 2018

Benazir speaks from the grave to lay blame for her murder. Riots mar the burial as the struggle to control the investigation begins. And her handwritten will reveals an unexpected successor. With Owen...Show More

gasstationb recommended:

Listening to Bilawal Bhutto speak both today about his mother’s death and ten years ago as it was unfolding is incredible. I need all thes...Show More

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