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· November, 2021

Stories about Elections from November, 2021

Undertones: Nicaragua's “sham” elections have cold shower effect on media

Journalists practice self-censorship, with propaganda channels dominating attention.

Political dynasties and billionaires hijack ‘democratic’ party-list system in the Philippines

"The most urgent need of the hour is for legislation to be passed to revise the party-list act and install permanent safeguards to prevent abuses and misuses of the system."

In Georgia, demonstrators gather in support of jailed former president

In Georgia, hundreds of opposition supporters gathered on November 6, calling for an immediate release of former president Mikheil Saakashvilli from prison.

The EU and Armenia, partners in reform?

Recent promises of multi-billion-euro investments in Armenia by the European Union signal a deepening relationship between Yerevan and Brussels and renewed EU confidence in the legacy of the 2018 Armenian...

Why can't Japan's opposition parties win?

Despite an all-out effort to coordinate campaign activities, opposition parties once again failed to gain traction with voters.

Belarus authorities block access to more independent media added to extremist list

The websites of Deutsche Welle, Current Time and the employees and readers of BelsatTV and NEXTA are the latest targets in Belarus' ongoing crackdown on independent media and free expression.

In Georgia, the ruling Dream Party wins in local election runoff vote

The local elections were held in an environment of protracted political crisis since October 2020, when opposition groups contested the ruling Georgian Dream Party's victory in the parliamentary elections.

North Macedonia Prime Minister Zoran Zaev resigns after defeat in local elections

Pro-ЕU Social Democrat Zaev had previously promised that he would resign if his party failed to retain the mayoralty of the capital Skopje.

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