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Pakistan banned public rallies, banners and posters for two months in Lahore, the scene recently of huge demonstrations by supporters of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, who has just returned from exile in Europe. Shouting of political slogans was also prohibited. In Peshawar, where Bhutto is to speak next week in her campaign for new elections, carrying of firearms in public was banned for the next two months.


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