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However, if we are to achieve a full emancipatory vision for reform, the next stage of the disenfranchisement movement will need to consider the illegitimate connection that has prevailed between punishment and citizenship.
The root cause of this massive disenfranchisement does not lie in the polling addresses.
Speaking on the issue, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Special Duties and Continuous Voter Registration, Mrs Amaka Akudo said the Governor had envisaged the challenge of massive disenfranchisement faced by the people of the state and had created the office to squarely initiate
Social activists and losing candidates in 2017 reported to the Election Commission about women disenfranchisement during the local government by-elections in tehsil and village council seats in the two districts in 2017.
I congratulate the CJP for taking note of disenfranchisement of Overseas Pakistanis and asking NADRA and ECP to find ways to give them their right of vote.
The connections among criminal justice system policy, mass incarceration and the privatization of prison services serve as one of the primary contributing factors for social inequality because full-citizenship rights, political and economic engagements are curtailed as a result of felon disenfranchisement acting as a barrier to access the following: employment, income, housing, education, social programs and other opportunities (Alexander, 2010; Manza & Uggen, 2008).
Felon disenfranchisement is one of the greatest threats to our democracy and to our human rights.
The year Ghent stood before Bush at the podium, the consequences of felon disenfranchisement were particularly profound.
However, Lee said that major areas of concern "include the disqualification of many Muslim candidates on grounds related to their citizenship and the citizenship of their parents, and the disenfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of individuals across Myanmar society.
"What we are seeing here is the biggest single disenfranchisement in our history."
The House also took up a calling attention notice on the disenfranchisement of women voters during the recently-held by-polls in Lower Dir.