Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
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.
Politicians turn their attention to the war-torn east.
14 Dec 15
Political opposition says referendum was fixed, and international monitors call for claims of widespread abuses to be investigated.
11 Dec 15
The president hinted at it last month; now others are talking about changing the constitution.
7 Nov 15
Local group judges vote “not free, not fair, not democratic and not transparent”.
28 Oct 15
Popular support for a changes intended to make the system more democratic.
23 Oct 15
Instead, observers from former Soviet states will applaud the ruling party's repeat victory.
15 Oct 15
Embarrassment as plans to buy comfortable seats for parliament have to be shelved.
6 Oct 15
Holding a contested election without a foregone conclusion was an achievement in itself.
4 Oct 15
With much to play for, parties have been going the extra mile to secure votes.
2 Oct 15
Obstacles remain to a scheme aimed at boosting both security and electoral transparency.
1 Oct 15
Thirty per cent quota may not translate into female candidates taking their fair share of seats in October 4 polls.
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