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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

Court Invalidates Election (March 28, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 21, 2014, Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled that the country's general election, held on February ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Party Sues Election Commission over Disqualification (March 21, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 17, 2014, Hatta Rajasa, the chairman of Indonesia's National Mandate Party (Partai Amanat Nasional ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Political parties and affiliations
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

New Decree Regulating Presidential Elections (March 13, 2014) by George Sadek

On March 8, 2014, Egypt's Interim President, Adely Mansour, issued Presidential Decree 14-2014 regulating the presidential ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Legislation on Public Financing for Political Parties (March 11, 2014) by Dante Figueroa

On February 28, 2014, a decree ending direct public financing of political parties entered into effect ...

Topic: Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Italy

Campaign Ads Banned Outside Set Election Period (March 06, 2014) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's Election Supervisory Committee (Badan Pengawas Pemilihan Umum, often called Bawaslu), the General Elections Commission, and ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Political advertising
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

New Law Places Limits on Holding Multiple Political Offices (February 18, 2014) by Nicolas Boring

On January 22, 2014, the French Parliament adopted two laws placing limits on the ability of ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Legislators; Officials and employees
Jurisdiction: France

Enhancement of Penalties on Crimes Related to Electoral Process (January 17, 2014) by George Sadek

On January 10, 2014, according to news reports, the Egyptian President was expected to approve an ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: Egypt

New Law Allows Individuals to Vote at Any Polling Place (January 15, 2014) by George Sadek

On January 6, 2014, the Egyptian President issued Law 8-2014, governing the constitutional referendum process for ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics; Voting rights
Jurisdiction: Egypt

Bill on Money Laundering Considered in House (December 27, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Indonesia's House of Representatives (Dewan Perwakilan Rakyat Republik Indonesia) is considering a new law on money ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions; Elections and politics; Money laundering
Jurisdiction: Indonesia

Unprecedented Claim Filed with Constitutional Court to Dissolve a Political Party (December 23, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

On November 5, 2013, the Korean government filed a claim with the country's Constitutional Court to ...

Topic: Constitution; Elections and politics
Jurisdiction: South Korea

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Last updated: January 29, 2015