The civil society of Pakistan resolved peaceful transition of Government to be the only way forward for Pakistan.
The civil society has always been resisting the undemocratic forces that act unconstitutionally, and will all the time continue to do so if any individual or institution will try to derail democracy in Pakistan. This resolution was passed in the Peoples Convention, organized by the civil society in collaboration with Centre for Human Rights Education, primarily to respond to the current political crisis in Pakistan. The convention was addressed by prominent Human Rights activists and leaders, including Mr. I.A.Rehman ((Chairperson, Concerned Citizens of Pakistan),
Ms. Neelam Hussain (Executive Director, Simorgh Women’s Resource Centre), Mr. Liaqat Ali- Advocate (President- Legal Awareness Watch), Mr. Salman Abid (Regional Director Strengthening Participatory Organization), and Mr. Samson Salamat (Director of CHRE).
Following were the recommendations, made as a way forward for a better Pakistan:
– People of Pakistan should reject if any undemocratic move comes across by any individual or any institution to derail democracy.
-The Elections should be announced and held on time and there shouldn’t be any delay.
-An impartial caretaker government should be constituted on time in consultation with the political forces and according to the requirements in the constitution.
-All efforts should be made to ensure to ensure the transparency and credibility of the next elections and a peaceful transition of power.