Minorities: We want elections, not selections
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Demonstrations to protest the non-representation of minority communities in the current electoral system of Pakistan.

The protesters demanded the right to elect the individuals on reserved seats as against to the selection of the said candidates; an increase in the number of reserved seats along with delimitation of new constituencies for the seats so that their representative could contest elections from these constituencies.

The participants also called for an end to the selection system and demanded the right for electing their members through votes.

As per the present process, minorities cannot vote for their candidate as parties select the candidates. There seems to be an absence in terms of freedom of election as they are not fair to the minorities in Pakistan. There should be free selection of candidate of minorities. At present, majority of parties appoint the minorities depending on what the candidates are selected by the political parties to take a seat in the Parliament.

22-03-2021 12:17 PM

22-03-2021 12:17 PM

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Pakistan on a daily basis, innocent people get accused of blasphemy. Often are this fake blasphemy accusations to settle personal enmity. However the consequences are real and serious of such an accusation. In Pakistan being charged with blasphemy means the death penalty or life imprisonment. Innocent families are getting separated for a life time. By signing this petition, together we can make a beginning to an end of such practices.

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