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· November, 2020

Stories about Elections from November, 2020

Belarusians mourn the death of young opposition supporter

The 31-year-old Roman Bondarenka was the fourth person killed since protests began over the results of August's presidential election. As they mourn, Belarusians fear that they could share his fate.

Violent protests erupt in Uganda following presidential candidate Bobi Wine's arrest

Opposition candidate Bobi Wine was arrested in Uganda at a political rally, with police citing his massive rallies violated guidelines given by the electoral commission to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Moldovans elect their first female president

Maia Sandu has beaten incumbent Igor Dodon to become Moldova's first female president. She promises reform of the judicial system, rapprochement with the EU, and a crackdown on corruption.

Scandal over Kremlin advisers heats up Moldova's presidential election

As Moldova prepares for the second round of presidential elections, an investigation reveals that the incumbent and his staff have been closely collaborating with political consultants from the Kremlin.

What election observers are saying about Myanmar’s election

Observers acknowledged the “success” of the election while noting reforms that still need to be enacted to make the voting process more credible and inclusive in the future.

Hong Kong’s opposition resigns en masse following unprecedented Beijing ruling

The new directive allows the Hong Kong government to unseat elected lawmakers deemed unpatriotic.

‘What a Bam Bam!’ Jamaicans celebrate Biden/Harris victory

Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ congratulatory tweet emphasised Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris’ Jamaican heritage and called her historic achievement a “monumental accomplishment for women all over the world.”

Some Hongkongers despair as US President Donald Trump's election hopes fade

Pro-Trump Hongkongers accused pro-democracy activists of licking the US Democratic Party's boots, even as they were urged to respect the choice of the American people and stop spreading disinformation.

Myanmar NGO launches tool for voters to compare human rights programs of parties competing in election

"Our aim is to give the electorate complete information about the political parties’ human rights promises – or lack of promises – so that voters can make a fully informed...

Rohingya denied of the right to vote in Myanmar, again

"As citizens of Myanmar, we hold the right to vote. The Myanmar government has stripped us of our citizenship and ability to participate in political life."

How YouTube helped a Hong Kong protester become a Trump supporter

Chan says that in order to defeat the Chinese Communist Party and save Hong Kong, Hongkongers must support Donald Trump's re-election.

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