Tag Archives: Opposition

High Enthusiasm and Weak Opposition Color Uzbekistan Elections

Uzbekistan has completed the general election without the presence of a strong opposition. But Uzbeks, eager to exercise their voting rights, still come to vote, and fill polling stations (TPS) in various parts of the country. The number of citizen participation in the election has now reached more than 80 …

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Myanmar Opposition Wants to be Invited to ASEAN Summit

Myanmar’s shadow government, formed by opponents of the ruling military, on Monday welcomed the exclusion of junta leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming regional summit and said legitimate representatives should attend. The opposition also said it would accept a completely neutral alternative representative of Myanmar, who was invited to …

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Wins “Knight of Freedom” Award

Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was awarded the “Knight of Freedom” in abstentia on Tuesday at the Warsaw Security Forum in Poland. Navalny was arrested last January and is serving a 2.5-year sentence for violating parole on his previous charges. Navalny said the sentence was politically motivated. The award …

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Guinean Opposition Leader Supports Military Coup

The leader of Guinea’s main opposition party, the United Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG), said the September 5 coup in the country was justified because President Alpha Conde took office illegitimately after he changed the constitution to run for a third term. Speaking to Mouab through an interpreter, Cellou Dalein …

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