Against the backdrop of reports that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is considering delay in general elections scheduled for January 8, 2008,

December 31, 2007 – Islamabad: Against the backdrop of reports that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is considering delay in general elections scheduled for January 8, 2008, the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has called upon the Chief Election Commissioner to take all political parties in confidence before announcing the new date.

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FAFEN to Field 20,000 Non-Partisan Observers on Election Day

ISLAMABAD, December 27, 2007 – The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN), a coalition of 40 independent, non-partisan civil society organizations formed in 2006, is appointing more than 16,000 Polling Station Observers (PSOs) to observe the election process in every district of Pakistan on Election Day, January, 8, 2008.

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Election Intimidation and Harassment

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has deployed coordinators in more than 250 National Assembly constituencies across the country to observe all aspects of the election process. These observers send weekly reports to the FAFEN Secretariat based in Islamabad, which uses

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Election Intimidation and Harassment

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has deployed coordinators in more than 250 National Assembly constituencies across the country to observe all aspects of the election process. These observers send weekly reports to the FAFEN Secretariat based in Islamabad which uses

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Election Administration Key Issues

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has deployed coordinators in more than 250 constituencies across the country to observe all aspects of the election process. These observers send weekly reports to the FAFEN Secretariat based in Islamabad, which uses the

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Role of Nazims and Local Government Officials

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has deployed coordinators in more than 250 constituencies across the country to observe all aspects of the election process. These observers send weekly reports to the FAFEN Secretariat based in Islamabad, which uses the information to raise the issues with various stakeholders with a view to improving the quality of electoral processes.

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FAFEN Releases 1st Pre-Election Update

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has deployed coordinators in more than 250 constituencies across the country to observe all aspects of the election process. These observers send weekly reports to the FAFEN Secretariat based in Islamabad, which uses the information generated to raise the issues with various stakeholders with a view to improving the quality of electoral processes.

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FAFEN Releases 2nd Pre-Election Update

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) has deployed coordinators in more than 250 constituencies across the country to observe all aspects of the election process. These observers send weekly reports to the FAFEN Secretariat based in Islamabad, which uses this information to raise pertinent issues with various stakeholders with a view to improving the…

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FAFEN questions neutrality of caretaker setup

The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) notes with concern the process and composition of the caretaker setup installed to oversee the executive function of the state until the general elections scheduled for January 2008. The neutrality of the caretaker government is vital to free and fair elections. The Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan…

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