Asia

Bombings, Intimidation Mar Run-up to Pakistan Electionsi
X
April 18, 2013 7:46 PM
Next month, Pakistan holds its first election in five years and campaign-related violence is already having an impact. Deadly attacks have targeted secular politicians and their supporters. Other candidates and voters have been intimidated by militants. Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on whether ongoing violence will affect the credibility of the vote.

Bombings, Intimidation Mar Run-up to Pakistan Elections

Published April 18, 2013

Next month, Pakistan holds its first election in five years and campaign-related violence is already having an impact. Deadly attacks have targeted secular politicians and their supporters. Other candidates and voters have been intimidated by militants. Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on whether ongoing violence will affect the credibility of the vote.


You May Like

Captured IS Militants Explain Why They Fought

Fighters from Turkey, Syria tell VOA Kurdish Service what drew them to extremism, jihad More

Security Experts Split on Kenyan Barrier Wall

Experts divided on whether initiative aiming to keep out al-Shabab militants is long-awaited solution or misguided effort More

Video Philippines Wants Tourists Spending Money at New Casinos

Officials say they hope to turn Manila into the next Macau, which has long been Asia’s gambling hub More