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Political Leadership
President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan

What would you ask Musharraf? ... The Stream puts your questions to former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.

COMMENTARY

Peter Burgess

What would you ask Musharraf? ... The Stream puts your questions to former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf.

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Former Pakistani President, Pervez Musharraf addresses members of the UK Pakistani Community on October 2, 2010 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

The Stream will be interviewing former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf but we want you to ask the questions. The web special interview will be live at 20:00 UTC on tuesday, Oct 25th.

Send us your thoughts and comments on Facebook or Twitter using hashtag #AJStream.

These are some highlights of the conversation happening online.


@AJStream Ask Musharraf: Why did you impose a state of emergency in 2007 and ban journalists from hosting talk shows on local channels? fahadfaruqui October 24, 2011 at 17:47
@AJStream The Pakistani '99%' face greater disparity than the US so can/should there be #Occupy or Arab Spring-style revolt in Pakistan? NAID92 October 24, 2011 at 19:37
@AJStream Does former President #Musharraf still feel it was the best decision to suspend the Constitution in November 2007? #AJStream evakatrina October 24, 2011 at 19:06
The following questions are from our callout on Reddit.
From user thetopthrow: Do you feel that there are high ranking members of the Pakistani government that support, either directly through financial support or indirectly by turning a blind eye to their behavior, terrorist acts against citizens of other sovereign nations?
From user KarlDonitz: Can the rift between India and Pakistan ever be resolved? How should both parties go about amending their relationship? Replies from the Twitter hashlib #WhenMusharrafReturnsToPakistan
#WhenMusharrafReturnsToPakistan I doubt the people of #Pakistan will let him take up a 'leadership' role @AJStream heyheyheyagaiin October 24, 2011 at 18:13
@AJStream #WhenMusharrafReturnsToPakistan all hope to see him welcomed by a trial. Hafsa_Khawaja October 24, 2011 at 18:05
#WhenMusharrafReturnsToPakistan I doubt the people of #Pakistan will let him take up a 'leadership' role @AJStream heyheyheyagaiin October 24, 2011 at 18:13
@AJStream #WhenMusharrafReturnsToPakistan all hope to see him welcomed by a trial. Hafsa_Khawaja October 24, 2011 at 18:05
@delaudx | Claudio Laudx: @AJStream how #Musharraf will handle the taliban issue?

@delaudx | Claudio Laudx: @AJStream what #Musharraf gonna do to improve the pakistan economic situation?

@NabeelaZahir | Nabeela Zahir: @AJStream does he accept the lal masjid siege was a failure? & that it acted as a catalyst for more violence& extremism? #Pakistan #ajstream London

@FaizBaluch | فیض بلوچ : @AJStream #Musharaf is an enemy of #Baloch nation.He have prooved it by bombarding villages in #Balochistan and killing 100's of civilians.

@aden1990 | dur-e-aden: @AJStream Should Pakistan engage in talks with #Taliban, whether #Pakistani or #Afghan?

@Bixenjo | Sikander Bizenjo: @AJStream He was a brutal dictator, they way he did army operation in Balochistan which is still being carried on #Musharraf . Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

@aden1990 | dur-e-aden: @AJStream if #India is involved in #Balochistan, why can we provide hard evidence to the rest of the world? #ajstream #Musharraf

@HaniBaloch | Hani Baloch: #Musharaf RT '@BalochTawar: @AJStream where are the Missing Baloch Students, political activists and leaders kidnapped by u through ISI'

@BalochTawar | Jihand Baloch: @AJStream do you feel ashamed of lieing so much, did ever democracy born out of military cop Quetta, Balochistan

@NSlayton | Nicholas Slayton: @AJStream That might be a bit far, but corrupt? Possibly incompetent? Let the ISI kill Bhutto? Yeah. Los Angeles, CA

@Silver_100 | Murad Merali: @AJStream #Musharraf you were a dictator, you made no difference to the country, listened to USA & Israeli, likening to #SaudiArabia London, United Kingdom

@DublinPJ | PJ : @AJStream Yes he was a dictator of sorts,but 1 of the more logical + rational ones. He certainly never got elected to his Presidential role. EMEA, Asia, N. + S. America

@delaudx | Claudio Laudx: for #Musharraf #ajstream what he thinks about the situation in syria?

@BalochTawar | Jihand Baloch: @AJStream where are the Missing Baloch Students, political activists and leaders kidnapped by you through ISI #AJStream Quetta, Balochistan

@yas326 | Yasir Khan : #AJStream can you ask him his opinion regarding Pakistan's blasphemy laws and whether they need to be changed London

@Thecorruptorr | India: @AJStream what does Pakistan want from India ? One honest answer? #ajstream #Musharraf go west

@AgentKashmir | K: People of #Kashmir expected a lot from #Musharraf #ajstream Kashmir

@betterknoweby | Ebrahim Daji: @AJStream Question: If you return in 2012, do you think 1 year ahead of the elections is enough time to convince the people you are better?

@aden1990 | dur-e-aden: @AJStream is there a prospect of dialogue with #bugtis in #balochistan especially after akbar bugti's death? #ajstream #Musharraf

@FaizBaluch | فیض بلوچ : @AJStream #Musharraf have killed #Baloch leaders extrajudically and detained thousands of #Baloch including Baloch women Zarina Marri.

@BalochTawar | Jihand Baloch: #AJStream where are the Baloch missing persons kidnaped on your order by MI and ISI Quetta, Balochistan

@habibahamid | habiba hamid: @AJStream at his talk in Abu Dhabi he said the people want the return of the military - contradicted himself. What assurance does he give? UAE now, but often DC, London

@HaniBaloch | Hani Baloch: @AJStream do ask some question about killing of innocent #Balochs in #Balochistan by #Pakistan #Army on daily bases. #Musharraf #ajstream

@betterknoweby | Ebrahim Daji: @AJStream Question for Musharraf: if you return to Pakistan in 2012, do you think it is enough time to convince the people you are better?

@AJStream | The Stream: Working on the sound issue now-- stay with us #ajstream Washington D.C.

@AgentKashmir | K: @AJStream why did to retreat from Kargil war which you had won :/ Kashmir

@anibewayo | idoko samuel anibe: @AJStream can he assess the security and corruption fight in his country ? Abuja, Nigeria

@BalochTawar | Jihand Baloch: @AJStream where are the Baloch missing persons kidnaped on your order by MI and ISI Quetta, Balochistan

@yas326 | Yasir Khan : @AJStream ask him what does he think of Pakistan's blasphemy laws and whether they go against the UN laws London

@MGHuff | Melanie Huff: In just a few minutes - fmr. #Pakistan President #Musharraf #AJStream @AJStream NYC

@NewmarkBobby | Bobby Newmark: @AJStream #Musharraf is the enemy of #Baloch #Nation. Responsible for killing of inncocent Balochs, Baloch leade... http://t.co/pnB8HmDU Cyberspace

@LalitAmbardar | Lalit Ambardar: @AJEnglish @AJStream #WhenMusharrafReturnsToPakistan-headline n India not n Pak.Indian media/state accorded him stature legitimsed hisCoup

@aden1990 | dur-e-aden: @ajstream can ahmadi serve as a muslim under his rule in govt #whenmusharrafreturnstopakistan #ajstream

@pfREDMO | pfREDMO: #AJStream real behind the scenes stuff going on right now on set

@MuhammadShafaet | Shafaet Islam: @AJStream Just switched on my TV to watch this ;) Dubai, UAE

@NSlayton | Nicholas Slayton: Watching @AJStream prepare for its interview with #Musharraf. This should be interesting. Hopefully it's as skewering as Stewart's was. Los Angeles, CA

@HaniBaloch | Hani Baloch: @AJStream #Musharraf is responsible for the abduct, torture, kill, dump policy of inncocent #Baloch in #Balochistan #pakistan #ajstream

@AJStream | The Stream: Want to ask #Musharraf a that's question longer than 140 characters? Post here http://t.co/0KjUgstA Washington D.C.

@aden1990 | dur-e-aden: @AJStream would he remove laws that declare ahmadis #nonmuslims #ajstream #ifMusharrafreturnstoPakistan #ajstream

@BalochTawar | Jihand Baloch: @AJStream My Question to Musharaf is, where are the 8000 Baloch activistss and students kidnapped during ur govt by ISI and MI? Quetta, Balochistan

@anibewayo | idoko samuel anibe: @AJStream. Ask him when will he return to Pakistan ? Abuja, Nigeria

@AJStream | The Stream: Stay tuned after the live programme, as we will be livestreaming an online-exclusive interview with fmr. #Pakistan President #Musharraf Washington D.C.

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