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.
19 Apr 10
Umbrella group serves as channel for range of public concerns.
11 Apr 10
Election unlikely to change very much, but could open up a political space for opposition parties.
3 Apr 10
Accusations levelled that electoral irregularities are not being properly dealt with.
4 Mar 10
IWPR-trained journalists take part in innovative election reporting project.
18 Feb 10
Campaigning in Iraq’s election kicked off last week amid debate about the country’s future and whether its Baathist history continues to permeate politics.
9 Nov 09
Majority seem relieved they will not have to take part in second round of voting.
3 Nov 09
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