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· April, 2016

Stories about Elections from April, 2016

Iraqi Protestors Storm Parliament; State of Emergency Declared

Hundreds of Iraqi protestors stormed the Parliament building, in Baghdad's fortified Green Zone, in protest against a deadlock in approving a new government today. A state of emergency was declared.

Five Cameroonian Data Journalists Take Stock of Paul Biya's 33 Governments

A data journalism project sheds light on all 33 different governing bodies during the Paul Biya administration in Cameroon.

Anatomy of a Macedonian ‘Colorful Revolution’

"Why do I protest, and what is the Colorful Revolution? This is a struggle against the authoritarian and corrupt regime, personified by ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski."

European Union Slams China Over Missing Hong Kong Booksellers

"The case involves a serious violation of human rights and fundamental freedoms and raises grave concerns about the rule of law under the ‘one country, two systems’ principle..."

Macedonian Crisis Deepens as Protests Increase in Number and Intensity

Protests are piling up in Macedonia, and a government that had enjoyed the fruits of impunity for so long is reaping what it sowed.

Pressure Mounts on Gambia’s President Over Worsening Human Rights Situation

Unhappiness at President Jammeh's 22-year rule is growing every day and the opposition is under huge pressure.

Protests in Macedonia Against the President's Pardon Get a Dose of Color

The movement took on a new name for themselves -- the "Colorful Revolution", a reference to protesters throwing balloons filled with paint.

Right-Wing Politics Win Big in Peru's First Round of Presidential Elections

Neither corruption nor human rights are core issues for the average voter, who's more interested in the economy and not returning to the era of hyperinflation.

Your Guide to This Sunday's Presidential Election in Peru

This year's presidential election in Peru has been a doozy. Global Voices presents a guide to the candidates and the race's national significance.

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