FAFEN sees threats to transparent election

FAFEN Statement on the Current Political Scenario and its Repercussions on Upcoming Elections ISLAMABAD, May 15, 2007: The political instability and volatility stemming out of the ongoing judicial crisis may have serious repercussions on the prospects of free and fair elections, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN). FAFEN believes that the way the government has…

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Bannu By-election Marred by Coercion, Irregularities

ISLAMABAD,Mar 30, 2007:  Coercion, lax enforcement of election laws, massive use of the local government apparatus, bogus ballots from women’s polling booth, and flaws in the electoral lists marred the by-election to the NA-26 seat in Bannu, held on March 29, 2007, according to Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) observers FAFEN, a network of 30…

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NA-250 & PS-71 Weak Enforcement Of Election Laws Created Conducive Environment For Rigging

Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) offers the following recommendations to the Election Commission of Pakistan, based on the observations of a 20-member FAFEN delegation during February 10, 2007, by-elections in Karachi and Jamshoro.In the spirit of mutual cooperation and with the shared goal of ensuring that elections in Pakistan are transparent and legitimately represent…

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