Pakistan youth prefer Sharia to democracy

A survey by a British organisation shows a larger number of young Pakistanis believe the country should be governed by Islamic law rather than democracy.

The report issued on Wednesday by the British Council found that 38 per cent of Pakistanis between the ages of 18 and 29 thought Sharia law was the best political system for Pakistan. Thirty-two per cent chose military rule, and democracy came in last with 29 per cent. [South China Morning Post] Read more