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Sudan leaders face pressure for transfer to civilian rule

World / Politics Apr 15, 2019

Sudan leaders face pressure for transfer to civilian rule

Sudan's military rulers faced heavy pressure from protesters and Western governments to hand power to a new civilian government Monday as a mass protest outside army headquarters entered its 10th day. Thousands remained camped outside the complex in Khartoum overnight after protest leaders issued demands ...

Editorials Dec 31, 2018

Democracy is under assault

The lesson of 2018 is that democrats around the world must rethink the basic operating procedures of their societies if they are to combat the threat to them that is generated by the very openness that they cherish.

Cambodia mulls law to restore opposition politicians' rights

Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 4, 2018

Cambodia mulls law to restore opposition politicians' rights

Cambodian parliament will consider legislation to allow politicians banned from political activity to have the ban lifted, a measure that long-serving Prime Minister Hun Sen's government is touting as a step "to strengthen democracy and political space." The move, announced late Monday by the assembly's ...