The Office of the High Representative is pushing for a new law in Bosnia that would modify both the election laws and constitution.
Protests articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political protests are a human right, political right and civil liberty to come together and collectively express, promote, pursue and defend common interest. Today, pro-democracy protests and freedom of speech remain under threat. Also take a look at our articles on the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Turkey, and the Tea Party.
Those controlling the levers of power need to be confronted on these issues and made uncomfortable enough so that they can act.
After fighting for democracy during the Arab Spring, Arabs in North Africa, Middle East seem to think the economy suffers under democracy.
In an unprecedented move, Sudan’s junta cut off web access in Khartoum ahead of Thursday’s planned pro-democracy demonstrations.
Algeria’s army is unravelling all democratic gains made up to the point of Bouteflika’s exit, silencing critics both at home and abroad.
Seven people were killed last Thursday when the Sudanese military used live bullets to disperse crowds in response to protests.
On May 29, Sudan’s junta announced they were lifting a state of emergency imposed seven months ago to quell dissent.
In Indonesia, youth are mourning the demise of democracy. Their vigil was a colorful gathering that devolved into violence on April 11th.
Although Sri Lankans have been protesting against bad governance, there are deep societal and political divisions behind the curtains.
Sri Lanka’s leadership openly practices nepotism. Demonstrations in recent months have openly demanded an end to the practice.