FAFEN Violence Monitor: Political violence up in April- June, 2012

A report based on media monitoring of incidents of political and electoral violence in Pakistan. During the second quarter of 2012 (April-June), as many as 709 incidents of political violence were reported across the country – a 37% increase as compared with the January-March quarter. Sindh reported the most incidents (280) with Balochistan (172), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (121), Punjab (68), Federally Administered Tribal Areas (61), Gilgit/Baltistan (4) and Islamabad Capital Territory (3) following.

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FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 86th Session Report 2012

FAFEN Parliament Monitor Senate of Pakistan 86th Session Report 2012

Low attendance of senators, lackluster debates on the issues of national significance such as the deteriorating┬álaw and order, devastation caused by floods in Balochistan and increase in the prices of petroleum products marked the 86th session, which took up only 37% of the listed agenda items. The house did not take up nine resolutions, six…

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