Posts Tagged ‘Elections’

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      South African elections in perspective   These are busy weeks at the election front.  Some of the largest democracies in the world have

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Catherine Ashton, the EU’s Foreign Policy Chief, visits Egypt today. She is meeting with interim President Adly Mansour, interim Prime Minister Hezam Beblawy and other members

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The second democracy wave in Egypt, Tahrir 2.0, triggered a military intervention to unseat the elected President Mohammed Morsi.  He was seen to have failed as

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Tahrir 2.0 Tahrir is showing that the democratic fiber in Egypt is irreversible.  Fantastic to note.  But the dynamics have obviously become more complex with the

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Today we celebrate Nelson Mandela’s 94th birthday and his legacy in advancing democracy and human rights in South Africa and far beyond.  What a gift that

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The EU Foreign Affairs Council approved on June 25th a new EU Strategic Framework and Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy, presented by the High

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The win of Francois Hollande in the run-off of the French elections represents a significant change in the political environment in Europe.  The austerity political correctness

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The now familiar pictures of a crowded Tahrir square are streaming into our living rooms once again.  Today Egyptians celebrate the first anniversary of that remarkable

Egypt's complex Electoral System
Back at Tahrir square for next phase democracy revolution