Tag: international elections

Talk show on Singapore Politics: Current Changes and the Next General Elections

INVITATION: 8pm Thursday, 7 Oct 2010 Talk show on Singapore Politics: Current Changes and the Next General Elections Dear friends and colleagues, Strategic Information and Research Development Centre (SIRD), Malaysiakini and Civil Rights Committee (CRC-KLSCAH) cordially invite you to a talk show in Kuala Lumpur

Will general election in Burma change anything?

James Wong Wing-On (Malaysiakini) The military junta in Burma has set Nov 7 as the day for the ‘general election’ in the military-ruled country in South-East Asia. It is also widely expected that the military junta will effectively remain in absolute power after the election

Afghan election candidates in fear of attacks

Afghan election candidates, campaigners and voters have told Amnesty International that they are facing increasing attacks and threats from the Taleban and other insurgent groups in the run-up to Afghanistan’s 18 September parliamentary elections. Women candidates are at particular risk and some have told Amnesty

Afghanistan Parliamentary Elections (Wolesi Jirga) 2010

ANFREL STATEMENT No. 1 Following the assessment mission in mid-July to Afghanistan for the deployment of international observers, the Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) is deploying 22 observers to undertake observation functions, research work and capacity building training for citizen observer groups in the

Australian election: Greens key to success of new government

Julia Gillard’s new minority government in Australia means that the country’s green party will take a pivotal position in the nation’s politics for the first time. Like the UK and Germany, a surge in popularity has given the environmental movement an unprecedented parliamentary presence in