In a threatening statement released last week, the Taliban warned the Afghan public
their reservations to declare support for democracy in Pakistan. [Farooq Naeem/AFP
for late July.
"Completion of this tenure is a success story for democracy in Pakistan
democracy, say analysts and the general public.
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
and the armed forces has long been seen as an impediment to democracy and progress.
New ways forward
Despite the Taliban's continued threats against the ANP and the Bilour family, Haroon
for that constituency has not yet been announced.
Militants fear democracy
The TTP claimed
between civilian governments and the armed forces has long been seen as an impediment to democracy
exercise as the democratic elements won't feel secure," he said.
Militants reject democracy
"In any civilised democracy, half the population ought not be disenfranchised
democracy," he told Pakistan Forward, adding that it will be impossible for militants to carve out a niche
, classes and genders in pursuit of true democracy," tweeted rights activist Jibran Nasir
The briefing marks a "historic day for democracy and civil-military relations in Pakistan", Senator Mushahid
, describing such acts as "immoral" and against the spirit of democracy.
Two recent incidents