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    Benazir Bhutto - the first female prime minister of a Muslim country: "I fully understand the men behind Al Qaeda. They have tried to assassinate me twice before. The Pakistan Peoples Party and I represent everything they fear the most — moderation, democracy, equality for women, information, and technology. We represent the future of a modern Pakistan, a future that has no place in it for ignorance, intolerance, and terrorism." She was assassinated in 2007.


    The first female Prime Minister of a Muslim country, Benazir Bhutto, was murdered fighting for democracy in her country. The former PM of Pakistan said "I am a female political leader fighting to bring modernity, communication, education and technology to Pakistan."

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