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.
15 Sep 10
Parliamentary candidates and police trade accusations over security failings ahead of election.
10 Sep 10
Radical cleric’s party says it offers way out of political deadlock.
24 Aug 10
Voters and candidates in Balkh and Herat warn that security fears are disrupting election preparations.
20 Aug 10
Many eligible voters reportedly angry that they have not been able to register for the September ballot.
19 Aug 10
11 Aug 10
Smaller parties should break stalemate by backing one of the two main parties.
27 Jul 10
High stakes for political groups seeking power in stronger parliament
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