European Organization for Pakistani Minorities (EOPM) is organising a three-day photo exhibition at the Broken Chair in Geneva to draw attention to the plight of missing persons in Pakistan. The exhibition displays details of journalists, civil rights activists, bloggers and local political leaders from Baluchistan, Sindh, Pakistan administered Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan
The report makes recommendations to the International Community which are
1. calls for free and fair elections
2. a new EU declaration announcing a ban on investments and tourism, should the federal elections prove to be fraudulent.
3. The opposition has also expressed fears that the EC will announce falsified results.
4. President can also announce a State of Emergency and suspend all laws and the Constitution. In such a scenario, the EC can transport the ballot boxes to a central location for the vote counting.
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