The town that doesn’t vote: Pakistan’s Ahmadis say forced to abstain

A man fixes a motorcycle tyres at his workshop in the town of Rabwah, Pakistan July 9, 2018. Picture taken July 9, 2018. REUTERS/Saad Sayeed

RABWAH, Pakistan (Reuters) – There are no campaign posters in the Pakistani town of Rabwah, and no election rallies on its streets. Though they could be an influential bloc in a key electoral battleground, nearly 90 percent of its residents will not vote in a July 25 poll. The people of Rabwah, in Punjab province, […]

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