Here's a follow-up on this post on Imran Khan, the moderate muslim and notorious playboy, intent to bring lasting peace to Swat by urging the government to institute sharia. His most significant political work has been to protest against ruling politicians such as Pervez Musharraf and Asif Ali Zardari, and his opposition to the US and UK foreign policy.
Here's the poisonous fruit of Islamic law:
(Pakistan) NWFP: Fear of death stalks women in Swat (hat tip Jeffrey Imm)
'Every woman fears she will be killed if she comes out of her house.'
-- "Terrified, locked up at home and courting death if they go out alone, women
oppressed by extremists in Swat have nothing to celebrate on International Women’s Day"
-- "We have to veil ourselves and wear shuttlecock burqas. We are not safe even at home.
-- "We fear the Taliban all the time. Life is becoming worse and worse for women in Swat"
--- AFP: "Fear of death stalks Pakistan women in Swat"
(Pakistan) NWFP: Taliban cement rule, hard-line law after truce
(Pakistan) NWFP: Artists flee Swat to escape threats
(Pakistan) NWFP: Sherpao for implementation of Sharia regulation in Swat
-- "Pakistan Peoples Party (Sherpao) leader Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao
Friday urged the provincial government to ensure implementation of Sharia
regulation in Swat and Malakand for permanent peace and progress"