ISLAMABAD, May 2, 2013: Decisive action is required by the state against militant groups deliberately attempting to sabotage the election process through acts of terrorism and intimidation of candidates and their supporters, polling officials and voters across Pakistan, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN), calling for formal statements from all parties and candidates denouncing anti-election violence against any election contestants.Details
ISLAMABAD, May 02, 2013: The 93rd session of Senate was prorogued after the first sitting which met for three hours and 28 minutes on Thursday.
Only eight Senators were present at the outset while 14 were there at the time of adjournment.
ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2013 – In the context of escalating violence against certain political parties and candidates, including several deadly attacks over the weekend, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) should take strong action to address political speeches that could incite sectarian violence, contrary to the ECP Code ofDetails
ISLAMABAD, April 30, 2013: Thirteen people were killed and 58 injured in 13 incidents of electoral violence between April 20 and 26, 2013, compared with last week\’s 23 killed and 54 injured in 13 incidents, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).
ISLAMABAD, April 26, 2013: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)’s Constituency Long-Term Observers have found out that the political parties’ candidates are continuing to defy the Code of Conduct notified by the Election Commission of Pakistan, as they gathered reports from 152 constituencies across the country between April 11Details
ISLAMABAD: April 22, 2013: Thirteen incidents of electoral violence claimed 23 lives – mostly workers of the Awami National Party (ANP) – while 54 others were injured between April 13 and 19, 2013, says the Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN).
ISLAMABAD, April 20, 2013: As many as 16 political parties and independent candidates have committed violations of the Election Code of Conduct in 77 observed National Assembly constituencies across the country between April 1 and 10, 2013, says Pre-Election Update 33 released on Saturday.
Violations committed by political parties and independentDetails
ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2013: The Senate’s fourth sitting of the 92nd session, which met for an hour and 15 minutes, unanimously adopted a resolution demanding to try former President Gen. (R) Pervez Musharraf under article 6 of the constitution for abrogating the constitution.
ISLAMABAD, April 19, 2013: The 92nd session of Senate was marked by low interest of Senators, persistent lack of quorum and points of order interrupting regular proceedings as the upper house left 60% of the agenda unaddressed, says Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) in its preliminary reportDetails
ISLAMABAD, April 18, 2013: Starting 35 minutes late, the third sitting of the 92nd session of Senate witnessed low attendance of the senators. Only four senators were present at the outset while 13 were observed at the time of adjournment.
The house discussed the excessive load shedding of electricity as theDetails