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Whither Local Government?

By Ahmad Rafay Aam

The prime minister has announced that the local government elections have been postponed indefinitely because of the security situation. Not content with using the security situation as the excuse to deprive citizens of their rightful public spaces, the government has employed it to adjourn, sine die, the democratic process.

It is ironic that a democratically elected government has chosen to postpone an election. Is Democracy no longer The Best Revenge? Continue reading

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