Tag: Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (PILDAT)

Media crackdown raises fears for Pakistan’s democracy


  The abduction of newspaper columnist and prominent critic of the military, Gul Bukhari (left), came just a day after the army’s chief spokesman declared that social media users who… Read more »

Quality of Pakistan’s democracy on the slide


The year 2016 has seen Pakistan’s Quality of Democracy slide by 4 percentage points from 2015, according to a report released by the Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency… Read more »

Has Pakistan’s democracy turned a corner?


Pakistan’s 2013 general election marked the country’s first civilian transfer of power following the completion of an elected government’s full term, notes the Carnegie Endowment. However, questions linger over the… Read more »