Haroon Bilour at a political rally
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Campaigning in Pakistan in defiance of Taliban

As Pakistan counts down to general elections in May, the Taliban is stepping up attacks on politicians who oppose them.

There have been a series of deadly strikes on candidates from the moderate Awami National Party, known as the ANP.

A week ago Orla Guerin met one its candidates, Haroon Bilour, who can barely campaign in public because of the risk.

Two days later, he was targeted in a suicide attack which killed 19 people.

Orla Guerin has been back to Peshawar to speak to him again.

  • 23 Apr 2013
  • From the section Asia
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