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Proposed Changes to Campaign Finance Law (May 13, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

Taiwan's Ministry of Interior has drafted legislation that would amend the Political Donations Act to raise ...

Topic: Campaign finance; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Opposition Leader Detained, Released; Election Aid Suspended Before Military Coup (May 13, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 6, 2015, Burundian opposition leader Audifax Ndabitoreye was arrested by authorities on charges of ...

Topic: Crimes against the state; Elections and politics; Human rights; Protest and dissent
Jurisdiction: Burundi

Court Permits Third Bid for Presidency (May 07, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 5, 2015, the Constitutional Court of Burundi decided that the country's president, Pierre Nkurunziza, ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Judiciary; Protest and dissent; Racial and ethnic relations
Jurisdiction: Burundi

New Election Laws (March 24, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On March 19, 2015, Cambodia's parliament unanimously approved two new election laws, the Law on the ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Freedom of speech; Nongovernmental organizations
Jurisdiction: Cambodia

Election Spending Limits Proposed (March 17, 2015) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's General Elections Commission (Komisi Pemilihan Umum, or KPU) is reportedly about to set limits on ...

Topic: Campaign finance; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Administrative Court Postpones Parliamentary Election Due to Unconstitutionality of Election Law (March 09, 2015) by George Sadek

On March 2, 2015, the administrative court of Cairo, Egypt, issued a decision postponing the country's ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Historic Constitutional Amendment in Progress (March 03, 2015) by Dante Figueroa

On January 27, 2015, the Italian Chamber of Deputies reviewed for a second time a constitutional ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Legislative bodies; Organization of legislatures
Jurisdiction: Italy

Prohibition on Distribution of Charlie Hebdo Special Issue as Election Propaganda (February 11, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On February 4, 2015, the Chairman of Israel's Central Election Committee, Supreme Court Judge Salim Joubran, ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Israel

Temporary Citizens Will Be Allowed to Vote in Constitutional Referendum (February 06, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on February 3, 2015, that Burma's Parliament (Pyidaungsu Hluttaw) had passed a law ...

Topic: Citizenship and nationality; Constitution; Elections and politics; Minority rights
Jurisdiction: Burma

Prohibition of Images of Children in Election Propaganda (February 05, 2015) by Ruth Levush

On January 20, 2015, the Chairman of the Central Election Committee, Supreme Court Judge Salim Joubran, ...

Topic: Children's rights; Elections and politics; United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989
Jurisdiction: Israel

Legislature Removes Census Requirement for Elections (January 29, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On January 23, 2015, the Senate of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) passed an ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Human rights
Jurisdiction: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Human Rights Lawyer Sentenced (January 15, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On January 13, 2015, prominent human rights lawyer Sukhrat Kudratov was sentenced to nine years in ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Human rights; Lawyers and legal services
Jurisdiction: Tajikistan

Superior Electoral Tribunal Issues Resolution Regulating Banking Secrecy of Political Parties (January 06, 2015) by Eduardo Soares

A resolution issued by the Superior Electoral Tribunal of Brazil in December 2014 put an end ...

Topic: Campaign finance; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Brazil

Taipei Ban on Election Banners and Flags (September 17, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

As of August 29, 2014, Taipei City imposed a ban on the promotional banners and flags ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Freedom of speech; Marketing and advertising
Jurisdiction: Taiwan

Electoral Law Amendment Planned (June 23, 2014) by Constance Johnson

According to a June 12, 2014, news report, the Government of Namibia is urgently planning to ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Treaties and International Agreements/Human Rights; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Namibia

Senate Passes New Electoral Offenses Law (May 22, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

With 103 votes in favor and 2 abstentions, the Mexican Senate passed the draft new General ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Mexico

Parliament Passes New Election Laws (May 07, 2014) by George Sadek

Two weeks after its introduction and following intense deliberation among members of Tunisia's assembly, on May ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Legislative bodies
Jurisdiction: Tunisia

Debate over Right of Interim President to Regulate Parliamentary Elections (April 25, 2014) by George Sadek

There is a current debate in Egypt between two groups of legal scholars on whether the ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Egypt

UN Concerned Following Removal of Officials (March 31, 2014) by Constance Johnson

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on March 10, 2014, about the decision of the ...

Topic: Elections and politics; International organizations; Separation of powers; Supreme court
Jurisdiction: Maldives

President Promulgates Electoral Political Reform (March 31, 2014) by Norma Gutierrez

On February 10, 2014, a decree published in Mexico's federal gazette amended, added, and repealed many ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Mexico

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Last updated: May 13, 2015