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· October, 2018

Stories about Elections from October, 2018

Was Afghanistan's long-delayed and stretched-out parliamentary vote a success or a failure?

"Can we hold presidential elections with the same @IECAfghanistan leadership? Logistical and technical failures beyond frustrating."

Brazilian journalists face hacking, doxxing and other threats as election draws near

141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.

Burundi clamps down on international NGOs and rejects human rights criticisms

In September, the National Security Council announced all NGOs – except in hospitals and schools – were suspended for three months from October 1, and mining companies for one month.

Landslide victory for Bhutan's centre-left party following peaceful general elections

This is only the third democratic elections to take place in the tiny, landlocked South Asian country since it abolished its Monarchy and adopted a new constitution in 2008.

How much blood will the right to vote cost Afghans?

Elections set for October 20 are a cause for celebration but also an excuse for militants to ramp up attacks.

Will fake news carry Brazil's favored far-right candidate to victory?

Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.

Brazilian women rise up against leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro

"This fight is about how we, as women, are occupying and reinventing politics."

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