Stories about Elections from February, 2024
The movie, which exposes corruption both within Azerbaijan and in numerous European countries, comes at a time of deteriorating ties between Azerbaijan and the West.
During the political uncertainty following the elections, the voices of Pakistani citizens have been stifled through Twitter and VPN bans.
The winner of Indonesia's presidential election courted the archipelago's youth vote with catchy music, TikTok dances, and photos of cats. However, some aren't forgetting his previous human rights abuses.
After more than 30 hours of debate, the Chamber of Deputies of Argentina approved The Omnibus Law, with 144 votes in favor and 109 against.
The documentary suggested Indonesia's current president, Joko Widodo (nicknamed "Jokowi") used his position to support the candidacy of his defense minister, Prabowo Subianto, who has sparked countless human rights concerns.
The Salvadoran president managed to be re-elected after overturning a clear constitutional prohibition, supported by his control over the judicial power.
"They all have their strengths and weaknesses. It’s hard and I need to decide carefully because we are all choosing who will lead this country for the next five years."
On top of disruptions to the internet, Pakistani political parties have also been using emerging technologies, particularly generative AI and deep fake videos, to influence voter narratives and perceptions.
This election was business as usual in Azerbaijan with manipulation and violations, including carousel voting, ballot stuffing, and aggressive behavior toward independent observers and journalists throughout the day.
Some 40 journalists from 15 media outlets have joined the project since its launch as Abzas Media team who started the investigations, await trial in Baku.
Boris Nadezhdin and Yekaterina Duntsova happened to be the main figures of the Russian elections in March 2024, although neither of them are going to be on the ballot
"Each round of flawed elections was a lost opportunity for Azerbaijan to step away from post-Soviet autocracy towards democracy."
On February 8, 2024, over 128 million Pakistani voters are scheduled to vote in a crucial election that has been marred by political repression and judicial harassment against the main opposition.
Suriname's book ban on corruption exposure is more than a local issue; it's a global wake-up call for the defence of free speech and press freedom against authoritarianism.
According to the Environment and Urbanization Ministry only 46,000 out of promised 300,000 homes have been finalized thus far, leaving many earthquake survivors in temporary shelters, containers and tents.
With eight months left ahead of parliamentary election in Georgia, it remains to be seen what Ivanishvili's intentions truly are.
Provisional results from the January 14 elections indicate the re-election of the Comorian president for a 3rd term, sparking demonstrations by young people as the opposition challenges the results.