Overseas PK Voters' Newsletter

OP Voters Team
Advocating for Overseas Pakistani's Voting Rights
Created 27 Jul 2021
  • ECP Sleeping on EVMs 💤?
    18 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Salam fellow Pakistani, Updates on Legal Action against ECP I have had very encouraging feedback from my lawyers on our case; I expect to get the first draft of the legal petition from the lawyers nex...
  • Journey of Fair Voting Rights for Overseas PK Voters
    18 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    This all started when I tried to vote in the Oct 2018 Internet Voting Pilot for Overseas Pakistani. ECP has placed very stringent and unfair requirements on overseas Pakistanis before they can vote. O...
  • Letter to ECP Seeking Information about EVMs
    18 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Update 1-Oct-2021: ECP has responded to the below letter, here is excerpt of the response Subject: REPORT OF PILOT PROJECTS. With Reference to your letter it is stated that ECP has conducted two pilot...
  • Status of Legal Petition Against ECP
    11 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 4
    24-Sept-2021: First draft of petition received and meeting held with legal team Next Steps Organise paperwork through consulate (ETA 1st Oct) File the legal petition against ECP soon after the new leg...
  • Donation and Expenses
    11 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    I have a commitment to our donors to maintain transparency and open books. I be updating the expenses on this page. Donations: AUD 9751 2 Expenses: 26.25 GoFundMe fees 26.25 Balance: 948.753 Donate to...
  • Summary of Issue: Relevant Paper & Articles
    06 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    A short video documentary describing the issue: My Twitter thread on the issues overseas Pakistanis face and their solutions 6 Minute Read My paper is at this link Summary of legislative Changes requi...
  • Taking ECP to Court
    04 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 6 0
    For those who just joined, a ~3 minutes animation video explaining the issue. Dr Babar Awan, responsible for Overseas Voting legislation provides no clear path for addressing our concerns. You can lis...
  • Meeting with Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Overseas Voters' concerns
    03 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Sat down with Senator Taj Haider, Chairman Senate Standing Committee Parliamentary Affairs reviewing the Election Amendment Bill 2021. Thank you Senator for your time. Link to the paper under discussi...
  • Press Release of Senate Standing Committee Parliamentary Affairs -08-Aug-2021
    29 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Subscribe now A meeting of the Senate Standing Committee on Parliamentary Affairs was held under the Chairmanship of Senator Taj Haider at Parliament House on Friday. The committee received a comprehe...
  • Overseas Pakistani Voters Letter to Prime Minister and Cabinet Members
    29 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    Dear Prime Minister and Federal Cabinet, On behalf of overseas Pakistanis, I thank you for taking the legislative initiative that allows overseas Pakistanis to vote in upcoming local bodies and genera...
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