Parliamentary elections in July 2018 brought the right-wing Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf, headed by former cricketer Imran Khan, to power. The PTI finished short of the 137 seats needed to form a government. But it emerged as the single largest party in parliament. Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced in absentia to 10 years in prison for owning assets disproportionate to his income.
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Research Article| February 01 2019
Pakistan in 2018: Theft of an Election
Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 98–107.
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Aqil Shah; Pakistan in 2018: Theft of an Election. Asian Survey 1 February 2019; 59 (1): 98–107. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.98
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