Tag Archives: Khawaja Saad Rafique

Pakistan: The ‘Kakar Model’

While Martial Law will certainly derail democracy and is not the answer to accountability “across the board”, is the “Kakar Model”, a Martial Law for a limited period without being a Martial Law, the answer for Pakistan?

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Pakistan: Democracy on Stay Orders

Decisions made by the Election Tribunals are challenged in every case, making the whole rationale behind setting up the Election Tribunals to reinforce the process of democracy null and void.

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Pakistan: Bringing Back Balochistan

Status quo forces have taken on the fragile new government in Quetta. Following months of an uneasy cohabitation, a lethal tug of war between Chief Minister Dr Malik Baloch and the opposition represents the latest in a series of crisis that Pakistan’s southern Balochistan province has been facing since last year.

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