MEHWAR: IECC Complaints Classification Discussed
Afghanistan's Independent Electoral Complaints Commission (IECC) has started sorting the complaints in all 34 provinces of the country, a member of the commission said, adding that there are 16 types of complaints, including preferential bias towards a particular candidate by election officials or changing votes for or against a candidate.
According to the officials, most of the complaints are about votes from Nangarhar, Kabul and Kandahar. Overall, the commission has received at least 16,500 complaints, mainly registered by the campaign teams of Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, President Ashraf Ghani and Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar.
In this episode host Karim Amini discusses the topic with the following guests:
Gul Rahman Ahmadzai, member of Ghani’s team
Asar Hakimi, member of Abdullah’s team
Qasim Ilyasi, IECC commissioner