Stories about Elections from October, 2018
"Can we hold presidential elections with the same @IECAfghanistan leadership? Logistical and technical failures beyond frustrating."
141 cases of threats and violence against journalists have been registered during the coverage of 2018 elections.
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.
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.
Elections set for October 20 are a cause for celebration but also an excuse for militants to ramp up attacks.
Facebook and WhatsApp have seen a flurry of false and misleading posts promoting Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to be Brazil's next president.