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    Pakistan's Religious Parties Vie for Votes in National Electionsi
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    May 03, 2013 10:35 AM
    Pakistan is a deeply conservative and traditional society, and religious political parties easily rally thousands in support of their causes. But so far these groups have not been able to translate their street following into solid political power. VOA's Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on their prospects in the upcoming May 11 national elections.

    Pakistan's Religious Parties Vie for Votes in National Elections

    Published May 03, 2013

    Pakistan is a deeply conservative and traditional society, and religious political parties easily rally thousands in support of their causes. But so far these groups have not been able to translate their street following into solid political power. VOA's Sharon Behn reports from Islamabad on their prospects in the upcoming May 11 national elections.


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