Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Fears of infection have been overruled by political concerns.
The country’s recent parliamentary elections show process of tentative change is real.
Participants hope to boost political involvement and awareness.
The international community blamed for a succession of events that led to the 2008 conflict.
Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
29 Sep 17
Critics argue that Muslim leader should be penalised for offering election endorsement.
22 Sep 17
Legacy seen as key in contest that has already narrowed to two main contenders.
3 Jul 17
How religion and politics are mixing in a previously secular state.
26 Jun 17
Will politicians use religious discourse to appeal to the electorate?
2 Mar 17
Authorities accused of a selective use of the law when dealing with opponents.
7 Dec 16
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule.
7 Oct 16
Landmark vote comes four years after the country’s first peaceful transfer of power following independence.
2 Oct 16
Armenian and Azerbaijani voters are finally being wooed by politicians.
23 Sep 16
The ruling party is trying to change its image after a difficult few months.
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