11 iulie 2018

Second Pakistani party criticises 'pre-poll rigging' in election


By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) – The party of slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto on Wednesday decried what it called “pre-poll rigging” ahead of Pakistan’s July 25 election, saying the reopening of a criminal case against its co-chairman was politically motivated. The Pakistan Peoples Party ( PPP ) also said men identifying themselves as military officers had pressured some of their candidates to switch affiliation to a “King’s party”, a common euphemism for one favoured by the [...]