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Four of eight lawyers working for jailed Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) President Kem Sokha abruptly resigned on Tuesday, telling RFA's Khmer Service the decision was made at the opposition leader's request, while vowing to support his party's quest to restore democracy in the authoritarian ...
The fight to protect one of New Zealand's top surf spots is about more than saving the break. It's about protecting democratic rights, says Surf Break Protection Society (SPS) chair Annie Bermingham. . After the November earthquake, emergency legislation was passed allowing authorities to approve ...

PREMIUM Sam Rainsy (JP/Jerry Adiguna)Cambodia's opposition leader-in-exile is calling on Indonesia to help reestablish his country's democracy. Sam Rainsy, who currently lives in France after being forced in 2005 to leave his homeland for the fifth time following Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen's ...
“What we have to do is restore democracy and allow it to work to settle our conflicts,” he said. “We need more democracy, not less, to solve our problems. Thailand has a lot of problems such as poverty and inequality, but we want to lay a solid ground for democracy first, so human rights and the rule of law ...
In 1981 political leaders met under the presidentship of Nawabzada Nasrullah khan anddecided to initiate a strugglefor the restoration of democracy. Thereafter, a political platform by the name of movement the restoration of democracy come into existence. Political parties of various philosophies launched ...
21 December: Carles Puigdemont is re-elected to parliament during Catalan's regional elections - which Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy had called to "restore democracy". 1 March 2018: Mr Puigdemont says he is stepping aside and he backs detained activist Jordi Sanchez to run as Catalonia's president.

The opposition parties are waiting for BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's signal to launch the process of forming a broad political coalition to 'restore democracy' in the country. Without the guidance of the party chief, senior BNP leaders are unable to make a decision regarding what foundation and strategy the ...
Bilawal appreciated the sacrifices of Christian community during the independence movement of Pakistan under Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and in the nation's struggle for restoration of democracy under Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto. He said that the PPP considers ...
The summit will be the best — and, perhaps, last — chance for Latin America to put serious pressure on Maduro to restore democracy in Venezuela. In the coming months, there will be elections in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico, which could change the region's political map. In Mexico, for instance, a victory ...
Leading this charge is a group called March on Harrisburg, a grassroots movement to restore democracy in Pennsylvania through lobbying state legislators and engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience. Headed by 27-year-old rabbi Michael Pollack and comprised of a decentralized, creative network of 20 ...
21 December: Carles Puigdemont is re-elected to parliament during Catalan's regional elections - which Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy had called to "restore democracy". 1 March 2018: Mr Puigdemont says he is stepping aside to allow detained activist Jordi Sanchez to run as Catalonia's president. 21 March: ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) New Delhi, March 22 (newsin.asia): India on Thursday asked the Abdulla Yameen government in the Maldives to restore the Rule of Law and start a genuine dialogue with the opposition to re-start the stalled political process before going in for the September 2018 Presidential ...
Leading this charge is a group called March on Harrisburg, a grassroots movement to restore democracy in Pennsylvania through lobbying state legislators and engaging in nonviolent civil disobedience. Headed by 27-year-old rabbi Michael Pollack and comprised of a decentralized, creative network of 20 ...
Expressing its grave concern over the current political crisis in The Maldives, the European Parliament, through a resolution, has called upon the Governments of India and China to work with countries in the European Union (EU) to help deliver political and democratic stability in the crisis-ridden ...
Brussels [Belgium], Mar.15 (ANI): Expressing its grave concern over the current political crisis in The Maldives, the European Parliament, through a resolution, has called upon the Governments of India and China to work with countries in the European Union (EU) to help deliver political and democratic stability in the ...
Maldives turning down India's invitation to participate in the Indian Ocean naval exercise Milan puts the spotlight on China's growing influence in the region. The Maldives government cited the ongoing state of emergency in the country as the reason behind its decision. Clearly, New Delhi must rethink its ...
EDMOND, Okla. -- My homeland, Kashmir, has been a conflict zone since 1989. I am well-aware of the power of nation-states to nip idealism in the bud. I am also well-aware of the role that vested interests play in keeping conflict simmering. I recognize in my work on South Asia and the United states that ...

Pro-election activists have vowed to hold a major rally on March 10 to protest against the military government and to demand the restoration of democracy. A core leader of the group, Mr Rangsiman Rome, urged members of the public as well as politicians to join their protest on March 10 at a location ...
The former Vice President of the Maldives, Mohamed Jameel Ahmed, has raised concerns over the growing political unrest in his country and has called for an urgent intervention by the international community. The 48-year-old lawyer-turned-politician has asked India to lead the international efforts to ...
India urges Maldives to restore democracy. By. Dipanjan Roy Chaudhury ... NEW DELHI: Maldives on Tuesday sidestepped India's request for restoration of democracy as the Abdulla Yameen government through Parliament extended the state of emergency by another 30 days. Maldives had imposed ...
President Donald J. Trump is however likely to prevail over the Clinton holdovers within the US bureaucracy and back democracy in Male by ensuring that US forces in the Indian Ocean join hands with their Indian counterparts in Operation “Restore Democracy” in the Maldives. The exigencies of geopolitics ...
... Majeste (Anti-Royal Insult) law. But activists and a growing number of concerned Thais have found creative ways to express their political views despite the threat of criminal prosecution. Below are a few examples of how some Thais have recently managed to campaign for the restoration of democracy: ...
Kudos to the TAB for highlighting the principle that democracy depends on citizens' access to information about government functions (“Sunshine Week Is About Your Right to Know”). An informed citizenry is surely the remedy for obfuscation and self-dealing by public officials. Yet, the vitality of our ...
If you feel that the politicians running our government aren't listening to you, you're not alone. The Daily Local News had an excellent article last week about citizens who are organizing to restore democracy in Pennsylvania. (“What to expect when protesting,” March 1). During a community event hosted at ...
How absurd — remove an elected president with a military coup to restore democracy? Does that pass the straight face test? This refrain of Rubio and Tillerson seems to be the nonsensical public position of U.S. policy. The U.S. has been seeking regime change in Venezuela since Hugo Chavez was ...
The U.S. and oligarchs continue their efforts to reverse the Bolivarian Revolution. The United States has a long history of regime change around the world and has tried all of its regime change tools in Venezuela. So far they have failed. by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. February 14th, 2018.
“The world would support the Armed Forces in #Venezuela if they decide to protect the people & restore democracy by removing a dictator,” the former presidential candidate tweeted. How absurd — remove an elected president with a military coup to restore democracy? Does that pass the straight face test ...
ISLAMABAD: Senators on Tuesday eulogized the services rendered by late Asma Jahangir for restoration of democracy, judiciary and human rights and said she would be remembered forever for her great efforts against dictators. They were of the views that she never compromised on principles and stood ...
We have always received help from our international partners to reach solutions." Abdulla Riyaz, another parliamentarian and former police commissioner said, "We hope the US and India will engage with the government and force to restore democracy in the Maldives, release political prisoners and create ...
Opposition leaders in the country on Monday urged the international community to pressure Yameen into obeying the court order and “restore democracy” to the troubled honeymoon islands. The Supreme Court on Sunday asked Yameen to comply with its order, saying the dissidents must be released ...
It's a gross overstatement to say that Democrats have no solutions as a recent letter-writer claimed. One Democratic solution is voting to restore democracy, and overthrow authoritarian oligarchs. That's why Democrats point out the harm Trump does. Freedom-loving patriots have a duty to warn. Unable to ...
The Florida House on Thursday unanimously passed a bill banning the state from doing business with companies that benefit President Nicolas Maduro's “ruthless gang” in Venezuela. “We continue to stand strongly with the Venezuelan people and their battle to restore democracy in the face of this brutal ...
The suggestion marks a departure from the policies of Mr Mugabe, who dramatically quit the Commonwealth in 2003 after being ordered to restore democracy and the rule of law by other members. Zimbabwe's new premier is on a charm offensive in Davos aimed at boosting foreign investment in the ...
The Lima Group was formed last year by mostly conservative governments to advocate for what it considers the restoration of democracy in Venezuela. Its members include Argentina, Brazil Colombia and Mexico. ___. 3:50 p.m.. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he's interested in seeking ...
The problem is that Sirisena won the presidential election with the assistance of forces that wanted to re-restore democracy in the country. Sri Lanka drifted into an authoritarian mode of governance under the previous regime. The Sirisena-led coalition, which included a faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom ...
If elected as congressman, Sedlock said he will foster job growth and innovation, fix the “broken campaign system” by implementing term limits, protect voting rights and “restore our democracy.” Sedlock is the owner of a large private practice, Behavioral Health Clinic, providing testimony in criminal cases.
"We have a plan to restore democracy, the institutions and policies," he said. "The result of these elections validate our government programme." Madrid's direct rule, imposed after the independence declaration, has caused resentment in a region that had enjoyed considerable autonomy before its leaders ...
We call for the full restoration of democracy and political freedoms in Venezuela. The problem in Venezuela is not that socialism has been poorly implemented, but that socialism has been faithfully implemented.” — US President Donald J. Trump in remarks to the United Nations General Assembly on ...
If the Supreme Court soon clarifies that extreme partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, as it appears poised to do, Ginsburg will have laid the groundwork in AIRC. Her masterful opinion has already given lower courts the tools they need to restore democracy in states where it is under siege.
He urged the people to vote for the NPP to restore democracy in our state and bring about the end to the system of dictatorship and one man show. He mentioned that in 2016 te demand of broom had come down and the main reason for that was because the government of India had plan to impose a GST ...
Cory Aquino led in the restoration of democracy against many odds. But it fell into Ramos' hands to ensure that the gains of democracy were preserved so that another kind of revolution, an economic revolution, would liberate Filipinos from the tyranny of poverty. The Philippine STAR associate editor ...
Main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has asked for Japan's support in fostering democracy and the rule of law in the Maldives. MDP in a statement to coincide with Japanese foreign minister Taro Kono's one day visit to the Maldives last week, expressed confidence in the Japanese ...
(MENAFN - NewsIn.Asia) Male, January 8 (newsin.asia): The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has sought guidance from Japan to help restore democracy in the Maldives and ensure a free and fair Presidential election later this year. Commenting on the recent visit of the Japanese Foreign Minister Taro ...
This was decided by the People's Assembly on Sunday. “We resolve to participate and fully support the People's Assembly process until we restore democracy or go our separate ways," the resolution reads. "We state in no uncertain terms that we shall not accept the institutionalisation of sham elections in ...
Over the last two generations, American higher education has become unmoored from a once-shared mission: serving, and teaching, democracy. Now, we're paying a heavy price. Colleges and universities are increasingly blamed for our widening divisions – by the left for economic elitism (we're too ...
Cyril Ramaphosa will restore democracy in South Africa - Raila. Dec. 19, 2017, 9:00 am. By NANCY AGUTU, @nancyagutu. Newly elected president of the ANC Cyril Ramaphosa during the 54th National Conference of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) at the Nasrec Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa ...
... Maldivian State of Emergency (SoE) decree for 'national security purposes'. "We don't have freedom of press anymore. Last night, one of the leading TV stations was closed. We call for their immediate release and restoration of democracy and rule of law," said Ali Zahir, Member of Parliament of Maldives.
President Donald J. Trump is however likely to prevail over the Clinton holdovers within the US bureaucracy and back democracy in Male by ensuring that US forces in the Indian Ocean join hands with their Indian counterparts in Operation “Restore Democracy” in the Maldives. The exigencies of geopolitics ...
... Majeste (Anti-Royal Insult) law. But activists and a growing number of concerned Thais have found creative ways to express their political views despite the threat of criminal prosecution. Below are a few examples of how some Thais have recently managed to campaign for the restoration of democracy: ...
LAHORE, Pakistan: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri on Tuesday said their protest at Lahore's Mall Road was for restoration of democracy in the Country, and it would be peaceful and democratic. While addressing a Press Conference in Lahore, Tahir-ul-Qadir said they would ...


 

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