Laith Hammoudi | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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18 Oct 13
Third force now in second place, upsetting long tradition of power being contested or shared between two big parties.
12 Aug 13
Most want a system that lets them handpick politicians, but none is prepared to say so out loud.
3 Jul 13
Will erosion of the State of Law party help shape a new kind of politics?
2 May 13
Despite ongoing violence, some reporters argue that excessive security checks stop them getting the story.
1 May 13
Uncertain allegiances and fears of spillover.
29 Mar 13
Conflict and political stalemate create sense of hopelessness.
24 Dec 12
Critics say law combines sweeping descriptions of “information crimes” with excessive penalties.
23 Oct 12
Draft law intended to promote return to normality, but critics warn of opposite effect if militants believe they have impunity.