Tag Archive for "FAFEN" - Pakistan News Digest

  • Edu 51% girls high schools without libraries


    ISLAMABAD: Half of the 90 government girls’ high schools were without libraries for students and one-fourth did not have apparatus for science experiments says a Free and Fair Election FAFEN report. The report released on Thursday ...

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  • 40% of Pre election Complaints Yet to be Resolved: FAFEN


    Islamabad: The number of pre election complaints increased sharply in the last week of April 2013, with 1,476 complaints being registered with election officials between April 23 and 29, 2013, nearly twice the 747 complaints ...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • 300 election related complaints pending with DECs, DROs and ROs: FAFEN


    Islamabad: About three fifths 447, or 59.8% of the 747 complaints received by 197 Returning Officers ROs, 39 District Returning Officers DROs and as many District Election Commissioners DECs between April 16 and 22, 2013, ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Surge in electoral violence kills 23; political violence decreases: FAFEN


    Islamabad: 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 ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Senate: 92nd Session of Senate: 60% of Agenda Left Unaddressed: FAFEN


    Islamabad: 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 ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Government offices, buildings used in political campaigning: FAFEN


    ISLAMABAD: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)’s Constituency Long-Term Observers (CLTOs) have gathered information from various National Assembly constituencies between March 24 and April 2, 2013 and noted inappropriate use of state resources in ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • FAFEN Launches Election Web Portal


    ISLAMABAD: The Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN) launched its Election Web Portal www.electionpakistan.org on April 11, 2013. The Portal is a one-window solution to each and every election related activity be it 1970 General ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • ECP urged to enhance efforts for marginalized voters


    Islamabad: The Free and Fair Election Network FAFEN has recommended that District Election Commissioners DEC should take all possible steps to facilitate marginalized voters and carry out mobilization activities to encourage their participation in the ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • FAFEN records 62 postings and transfers


    ISLAMABAD: The Free and Fair Election Network FAFEN’s District Long Term Observers DLTOs has recorded postings and transfers in 32 districts across the country. A total of 62 postings and transfers have been recorded among ...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Security plans for campaign period lacking in half of Districts

    ISLAMABAD: The Free and Fair Election Network FAFEN’s District Long Term Observers DLTOs conducted interviews of 69 District Police Officers DPOs regarding pre-election security plans. More than one-half of the DPOs 36 out of 69, or 52% said...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Office bearers of political parties claim violence, intimidation against workers

    Islamabad: The office-bearers of political parties have claim violence and intimidation against workers in Pakistan. The Free and Fair Election Network FAFEN’s District Long Term Observers DLTOs conducted direct interviews of various political parties’ office bearers across the...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Stakeholders briefing on General Elections 2013 observation

    Karachi, March 4, 2013 (Asianet-Pakistan) – Takhleeq Foundation organized a Stakeholders Briefing on Friday at a local hotel in Karachi on Free and Fair Election Network (FAFEN)’s observation of forthcoming General Elections-2013 in Pakistan. The event was...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • HQs Lack Specialized Medical Services: FAFEN

    Islamabad: At least 45% District Headquarter Hospitals DHQs did not have cardiology, chest specialist, orthopedic and psychiatry departments, says a Free and Fair Election FAFEN report. The report released on Saturday said that the greatest lack was observed...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Suspicious Voting Patterns Observed in February 18 By Polls: FAFEN

    Islamabad: Heavy presence of police personnel inside polling stations, unlawful campaigning, and suspicious voting patterns marked the by-elections on February 18 in three provincial constituencies of Sindh and Punjab, according to a preliminary observation report issued Tuesday...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Price of tomatoes, poultry products on rise

    Islamabad: Prices of 26 commodities including tomatoes, wheat, poultry and some fruits have increased in January as compared to December 2012. Seventeen commodities experienced price cuts while nine registered no change, says a Free and Fair Election...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Senate: Sitting Marked by Low Attendance

    Karachi: Starting 48 minutes late, the seventh sitting of the Senate’s 90th session was marked by low attendance of members. Only one Senator in the 104-member upper house was present at the outset while 16 were there...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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