Pakistan’s Uphill Battle for True Democracy: Beyond Elections

Pakistan’s Uphill Battle for True Democracy: Beyond Elections

In the political landscape of Pakistan, the looming specter of power plays and abuses casts a long shadow over the democratic process. As the nation prepares for parliamentary elections on Feb. 8, the narrative of manipulation and suppression persists, undermining the very essence of democracy. The recent crackdown on opposition parties, media censorship, and shrinking space for civil society underscore a troubling reality: Pakistan needs more than just elections to be a democracy.

Ahmadiyya Minority Boycotts Pakistani Elections Amid Alleged Discrimination

Ahmadiyya Minority Boycotts Pakistani Elections Amid Alleged Discrimination

In a significant turn of events, members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim minority in Pakistan have decided to boycott the upcoming elections, citing continued discrimination and persecution. This decision highlights the wider issue of religious intolerance and raises questions about the state of democratic values in the country. This article aims to explore the reasons behind the Ahmadiyya community’s boycott and the implications for religious minorities in Pakistan.

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