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Democracy Faces a Global CrisisCounterpunch - 2019-06-17 15:30
HDP's Buldan: Democracy will win in IstanbulANF - 2019-06-16 14:14
HDP Co-Chair Pervin Buldan addressed a rally promoted by her party in Esenyurt, as part of the campaign before the re-run of the Istanbul elections on 23 June. ...
Iraqi Human Rights Activist Severely Injured in “Suspicious” Car AccidentBAS News - 2019-06-15 16:13
ERBIL — An Iraqi human rights activist and an advocate of women’s rights was severely injured after a car hit her while returning from a protest in Baghdad. Hana Edward is known for her decades-long advocacy for women’s rights and democracy in Iraq. She ...
Sudan crisis: Ousted President Bashir charged with corruptionBBC - 2019-06-14 01:26
The charges come as the military admits mistakes as pro-democracy protesters were forcibly dispersed. ...
Opinion: Istanbul election re-do is a death knell for democracy | Opinion | DW | 06.05.2019DW - 2019-06-13 06:34
Democracy Desperately Needs a Reboot - FPIFFPIF - 2019-06-12 23:12
Turkey's AK Party: US Move Against Muslim Brotherhood Would Damage Democracy in Mideast | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-06-11 14:47
Dems prep bills to ‘safeguard democracy’ to shine a big spotlight on Trump as Mueller hearings begin – Raw StoryRawstory - 2019-06-11 06:12
Kurds vote not for İmamoğlu but for themselves, for democracy - PKK leader | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-06-09 20:35
The day Turkish democracy died | Spectator USASpectator - 2019-06-07 14:27
Danish Social Democracy wins the elections by turning rightANF - 2019-06-07 09:00
With a participation of 85.1%, the Social Democratic Party of Denmark has been the winner of the legislative elections held in that Nordic country last Sunday, obtaining 26% of the votes. ...
HDP MP: Fascism can only be pushed back through struggleANF - 2019-06-06 14:47
HDP Van MP Tayip Temel celebrated Eid with members of his party and said, “Fascism can only be pushed back through struggle. We will push back fascism in Istanbul.” Temel pointed out that Ocalan pointed at democracy. ...
“Kurdish Struggle” panel discussion at British ParliamentANF - 2019-06-06 12:23
A panel discussion titled “The Kurdish People’s Struggle for Democracy in Turkey” was held at the British Parliament. ...
Sudan: Death Toll from Anti-Protest Raid Mounts, as Transitional Gov’t Sets Timeline for Election | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-06-05 13:22
Mexico, U.S. Lawmakers Hope to Avert Trump Tariff on Mexican Goods | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-06-04 22:34
Turkey’s Democracy and the Kurdish Question- Interview with Dr. Aykan ErdemirWashington Kurdish Institute - 2019-06-04 21:34
Swedish Court Rejects Detention Request for Julian Assange | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-06-04 17:11
London panel to discuss Kurdish struggle for democracy in TurkeyANF - 2019-06-04 09:17
A panel discussion entitled ‘Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey’ will take place today in London. ...
Sudan crisis: Security forces condemned for violence against protestersBBC - 2019-06-04 00:02
Security forces attack pro-democracy protesters in Khartoum, reportedly killing at least 30 people. ...
Financial Mirror dot com -CYPRUS: Democracy dies from indifferenceFinancialmirror - 2019-06-02 16:35
Will Turkey's referendum mark the end of democracy and the birth of 'Erdoğanistan'?Theconversation - 2019-05-31 18:08
EU report on Turkey: Backslide in democracy, rights, and economy | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-31 15:32
Please Advise! What’s Your Pick for World’s Worst Democracy? | The TyeeThetyee - 2019-05-29 17:30
HDP co-chairs: Great determination shown for peace and democracyANF - 2019-05-26 14:46
HDP co-chairs Pervin Buldan and Sezai Temelli commenting on the fact that the resistance against isolation has come to an end, said: “A great determination was shown.” ...
Istanbul Re-Run Seen as Test of Turkey’s Democracy | Balkan InsightBalkaninsight - 2019-05-25 06:14
US charges Julian Assange with violating Espionage ActRûdaw - 2019-05-25 06:08
"The department takes seriously the role of journalists in our democracy...Julian Assange is no journalist" ...
Assange Is Indicted for Exposing War Crimes While Trump Considers Pardons for War Criminals | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-05-25 00:58
The day Turkish democracy died | The SpectatorSpectator - 2019-05-24 16:55
Saturday Mothers awarded Human Rights, Peace and Democracy awardANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
The Human Rights, Peace and Democracy Award organized by Istanbul Medical Chamber was given to the Saturday Mothers. ...
7 days in May: Moshe Kahlon's chance to save Israeli democracy from Netanyahu | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-05-21 20:15
Democracy isn't dying. Liberalism is.Theweek - 2019-05-21 14:41
The Turkish democracy is dead. This is bad. But Erdogan’s stubbornness is worse | CRYPTO COIN DISCOVERYCcdiscovery - 2019-05-21 08:17
Sudan crisis: Arrests over protesters' killingsBBC - 2019-05-20 00:02
The suspects have confessed to shooting at least five pro-democracy activists, the military says. ...
Democracy, populist authoritarianism, and American foreign policyKurdistan24 - 2019-05-18 22:39
The Global Crisis of Democracy - WSJWSJ - 2019-05-18 11:20
Verdict in neo-Nazi NSU trial: The shredding of Germanyʹs democracy - Qantara.deQantara - 2019-05-17 15:28
Kurds the saviors of democracy in IstanbulGulan Media - 2019-05-13 06:09
bne IntelliNews - ISTANBUL BLOG: Turkey mired in ‘death of democracy’ outrage—but global lenders are unfazedIntellinews - 2019-05-13 02:37
Is democracy dead in Turkey? The re-run of Istanbul’s mayoral race will tellBrookings - 2019-05-13 02:37
Indonesia’s Carnival of DemocracyJacobinmag - 2019-05-13 00:28
Turkey’s pro-Kurdish HDP says Istanbul revote a democracy referendum | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-12 20:16
Kurds the saviors of democracy in IstanbulRûdaw - 2019-05-12 14:23
Can Dundar: Turkish democracy will continue despite Erdogan | Europe| News and current affairs from around the continent | DW | 08.05.2019DW - 2019-05-09 02:21
Erdoğan foes warn democracy at stake after vote quashed - Independent.ieIndependent - 2019-05-08 15:47
RIP, Turkish DemocracyFreebeacon - 2019-05-08 02:33
bne IntelliNews - TURKEY INSIGHT: Democracy? That died long ago. Economic recovery? Don’t bet the farm on itIntellinews - 2019-05-07 18:43
Istanbul Revote Decision ‘Important Step For Democracy’Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called the country’s top election body’s decision for a do-over election in Istanbul an “important step in strengthening Turkey’s democracy”. “We see this decision of the Turkish Supreme Electi ...
European Union reacted to Istanbul elections re-run decisionANF - 2019-05-07 10:01
EU's Mogherini: "Ensuring a free, fair and transparent election process is essential to any democracy and is at the heart of the European Union’s relations with Turkey." ...
Journalists for Democracy in Turkey and Kurdistan launched in UKANF - 2019-05-05 13:50
Journalists, campaigners and Turkish and Kurdish organisations based in Britain came together in a new solidarity initiative announced on World Press Freedom Day. ...
International community must stave off decline in democracy - The HourThehour - 2019-05-05 02:09
Turkey: Is mob violence undermining democracy? | Europe | DW | 03.05.2019DW - 2019-05-04 00:42
Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East - ReutersReuters - 2019-05-01 20:29
Turkish Democracy Is the Winner in These Momentous Local Elections - Carnegie Europe - Carnegie Endowment for International PeaceCarnegieeurope - 2019-04-30 02:42
"Rojava Experiment in Syria - A society in transition"ANF - 2019-04-29 12:09
On the 5th of May the documentary "Rojava Experiment in Syria - A society in transition" can be seen at phoenix. The author has met people who want to carry out and promote the socio-political experiment of democracy from below. ...
Turkey’s democracy wakes upBrookings - 2019-04-27 17:06
HDP's Sarısaç: Isolation is against Kurds and forces of democracyANF - 2019-04-26 14:42
HDP MP Murat Sarısaç said the AKP is trying to keep standing through isolation and anti-Kurdish policies and added: “The isolation against Ocalan is imposed upon both the Kurdish people and the forces of democracy.” ...
All Previous Iraqi Kurdistan parliaments were weak and ineffectiveE-Kurd - 2019-04-25 10:44
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Democracy in any country needs a strong parliament to succeed. A strong and true democratic parliament is representative of the political will and social diversity of the population, and is effective in its legislati ...
Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor: Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): DRL Strengthening Leadership With-in Union Councils To Improve Citizen Responsiveness - EIN NewsEinnews - 2019-04-24 06:06
Democracy’s Midlife Crisis | The NationThenation - 2019-04-22 15:30
Electoral democracy in Turkey died on June, 7 2015, not today | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-04-21 12:23
Intelligence Agencies in Iraqi Kurdistan are Political Police of KDP and PUKE-Kurd - 2019-04-21 12:17
Araz Barwari | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In the developing countries such as Iraq where young democracies try to establish intelligence agencies that respect democracy and the rule of law, they face challenge with many issues that hinder the formation of su ...
Liberal democracy in decline, should you be worried? - The Sunday Guardian LiveSundayguardianlive - 2019-04-20 23:33
Turkey needs varied voices in democracy to stop crises: DemirtasRûdaw - 2019-04-20 06:11
"We believe that these elections have shown the way forward ...
Social media is a threat to our democracy: Carole Cadwalladr speaks at TED2019 | TED BlogTED - 2019-04-16 13:01
Turkey, a democracy in crisis | News24News24 - 2019-04-15 06:16
KCK: It is a most legitimate right to resist for municipalitiesANF - 2019-04-14 17:56
KCK: “The Kurdish people who have been fighting for freedom and democracy for dozens of years, should show that they will not get used to this attack aiming to break their will by reclaiming their municipalities.” ...
Erdogan’s version of democracy is one in which only he wins || AWThearabweekly - 2019-04-13 22:09
Israel election results: Israeli democracy is in serious danger - VoxVOX - 2019-04-10 21:46
A Win For Democracy, A Loss for Turkish President Erdogan - Citizen TruthCitizentruth - 2019-04-09 15:33
"Time to write together a beautiful story of democratic struggle"ANF - 2019-04-09 12:12
“Our future depends on the struggle for democracy, freedom, equality and peace, and on the solidarity, collective intelligence, and hard work that enabled the success on March 31,” HDP said. ...
Don't Let Erdogan Steal the Election and End Turkish Democracy | Newsmax.comNewsmax - 2019-04-09 06:42
NYC: Activists Protest Whitney Museum Board Member, Maker of Tear Gas | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-04-08 18:19
NY to Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-04-08 09:37
From India to Poland and Austria to America, how democracy is being weakened through legal meansScroll - 2019-04-08 09:00
Turkish democracy is the winner in these momentous local elections | Sinan Ülgen | Opinion | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-04-07 19:37
“A Great Moment for Democracy”: Erdogan’s AK Party Suffers Major Defeat in Local Turkish Elections | Democracy Now!Democracynow - 2019-04-04 20:27
Piri: It’s not the voting that’s democracy; it’s the countingANF - 2019-04-04 15:21
EP Turkey Rapporteur said March 31 elections proved that an important pillar of Turkey’s democracy is still alive and kicking. ...