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· November, 2011

Stories about Elections from November, 2011

30 November 2011

Russia: Creators of Election Violation Map Come Under Attack

RuNet Echo

With a week to go until Russia's parliamentary elections, the Golos election monitoring association has been experiencing unprecedented pressure, including a break-in by a television team, accusatory articles in major...

29 November 2011

DR of Congo: Citizens Organize Unofficial Polling as They Await Election Results

Malaysia: Protesting the Peaceful Assembly Bill

The Malaysian Parliament has approved the controversial Peaceful Assembly Bill which critics believe will make it difficult for citizens to organize protest assemblies. Netizens used the #pa2011 hashtag to express...

St. Lucia: Looking Good for St. Lucia Labour Party

28 November 2011

Egypt: The Country Votes

Egyptians are voting in parliamentary elections on November 28 and 29, and despite calls for a boycott, it seems that most people have chosen to participate.

Guyana: Election Day

Morocco: Islamist PJD Victory in Post-Reform Parliamentary Election

Moroccans took to the polls on Friday 25 November, to elect a new parliament. It is the first election since a constitutional referendum in July approved a series of amendments...

26 November 2011

DR of Congo: How Will the Elections Unfold?

The presidential elections in the DRC are scheduled for November 28. The stakes are evidently high, given the history of civil conflict. Many observers have highlighted the major events during...

25 November 2011

Russia: Siberian Light's This Week in Russia Blogs #1

Egypt: Summing up the Second Wave of Protests So Far

Miran Hosny sums up the recent second wave of protests in Egypt. The death toll is allegedly just shy of 40 and Central Security Forces and police have reportedly continued...

24 November 2011

St. Lucia, Guyana: The Right to Vote

Tunisia: Elected Constituent Assembly Holds Inaugural Session

November 22 marked another turning point for Tunisia. The constituent assembly, responsible for taking charge of the draft of the new constitution, held its first session. Afef Abrougui reports.

22 November 2011

Russia: Digital Oppression Hits Web Forums as Election Approaches

RuNet Echo

As the Russian parliamentary election comes closer, dispersed attacks on regional discussion boards have turned into a massive wave of digital oppression. Alexey Sidorenko reports on several cases.

Russia: PM Putin Gets Booed – “End of an Era” or “Wishful Thinking”?

RuNet Echo

When Prime Minister Vladimir Putin stepped out to congratulate Mixed Martial Arts champion Fedor Emelianenko on November 20, he was visibly taken aback when he received a less than warm...

21 November 2011

Morocco: Online Debates Rage Days Ahead of Parliamentary Elections

Moroccan are using the Internet extensively to discuss the upcoming legislative elections. Part of the discussion is revolving around the electoral programs of the competing parties, the question of whether...

Cuba: Overseas Voting

19 November 2011

Egypt: The Question of Election Symbols

A car, a gun, a toothbrush, a spaceship and an eye! Those are just some of the symbols you can see on the election banners on Egyptian streets as the...

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