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'Mass Killing' Arrest Warrant Issued for Ukraine's Yanukovych
World  (tags: Yanukovych, Crimea, Ukraine, mass killings, elections, violence, government, humanrights )

- 1386 days ago -
The country's parliament has been passing new laws since Yanukovych left the capital after signing a deal Friday with protesters who demanded early elections and that he step down.
WikiLeaks Party in Crisis Over Lack of Transparency and Support for Far-Right Politicians
World  (tags: Australia, Julian Assange, Wikileaks Party, elections, ethics, politics, world, corruption, news, society )

- 1572 days ago -
The fledgling party is in crisis after its number two candidate for the Australian Senate behind Assange, ethicist Leslie Cannold, said she was disillusioned with its lack of transparency and accountability and quit Wednesday.
What's at Stake in Zimbabwe's Elections on Wednesday?
World  (tags: elections, world, africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government, politics, society )

- 1595 days ago -
Zimbabwe's 2013 elections explained As Zimbabweans prepare to vote in presidential, senate, national and local government elections, what is at stake for the country?
Internet in 'Coma' as Iran Presidential Election Looms
World  (tags: Iran, elections, internet, censorship, blockade, social networks, election fraud, VPN )

- 1661 days ago -
'It only happens in Iran: the election comes, the Internet goes and all social networks are censored' says one Iranian daily
Europe Frets Over Italy: 'Two Clowns Won the Election'
World  (tags: Italy, elections, Berlusconi, economy, EU, Euro, crisis )

- 1747 days ago -
Global investors have made it clear that the Italian election result is not to their liking, with Moody's even threatening a rating downgrade. European politicians are also unimpressed and fear the euro crisis may soon return. Undiplomatic comments made
An Israeli in Awe of a Palestinian Act of Non-Violence
World  (tags: Palestine, Israel, settlements, tent villages, occupation, elections, violence, hope, non violencemiddle-east, humanrights )

- 1772 days ago -
They are fighting the Netanyahu government with the one weapon against which this government has no defense - hope. Hope is this government's worst enemy, more threatening by far than Iran.
Dole Wants Corporations to Get Away With Murder. Literally. ACTION
World  (tags: elections, usa, Dole, Shell, banana workers, Columbiagovernment, politics, citizens united, finance, money, corporate )

- 1899 days ago -
Corporations know that this case is precedent-setting, and so corporations like Dole Foods are filing briefs in support of Shell to protect their own interests and make sure they can't be held accountable for human rights abuses abroad either.
Netanyahu Is Trying to Influence An American Election -- 5 Reasons It's Not Going to Work
World  (tags: Netanyahu, world, politics, elections, middle-east, israel, iran, conflict, ethics, society, government )

- 1910 days ago -
We can write irony's obituary after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went on Meet the Press to articulate his differences with the administration's approach to Iran while telling David Gregory, repeatedly, that he wasn't "going to be drawn...
Romney: US Has 'Solemn Duty' to Prevent Iranian Threat to Israel
World  (tags: middle-east, Romney, Israel, elections, ethics, republicans, propaganda, war, usa )

- 1960 days ago -
Presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney told an audience of supporters here Sunday that the United States has a "solemn duty and a moral imperative" to do whatever necessary to prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons that could threaten the existence...
Obama Suspends Measure Targeting Cuba
World  (tags: world, usa, Cuba policies, Castro, elections, politics, news, government, freedoms, politics )

- 1976 days ago -
President Barack Obama notified Congress on Friday that he was suspending for six months a measure that would let any American whose property was seized in the Cuban Revolution of 1959 sue anyone of any nationality using the property today.
Online and on the Streets, Mexico Youth Protests Grow as Election Looms
World  (tags: politics, world, world, politics, news, ELECTIONS, YOUTH VOTE, MEXICO, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

- 1992 days ago -
The demonstrators have added fuel to the political frenzy leading up to Mexico's elections on Sunday, July 1.
Muslim Brotherhood-Backed Candidate Wins in Egypt
World  (tags: politics, world, Muslim Brotherhood, elections, news, middle-east, humanrights, interesting, government, conflict )

- 1995 days ago -
Mohamed Morsi was declared the new president of Egypt on Sunday in an announcement that triggered massive cheers in Cairo's Tahrir Square.
The World Watches Wisconsin: Tom Morello Gathers Messages of Solidarity
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', american, elections, freedoms, world watching )

- 2015 days ago -
Tom Morello played a concert in Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday in solidarity with the effort to recall Governor Walker. In advance of the concert, he solicited messages of solidarity from around the world and they came pouring in from Spain, Quebec,-->
Victims of Forced Disappearance Eligible to Vote in Chile
World  (tags: Chile, elections, world, politics, humanrights, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

- 2025 days ago -
The families of victims of Chile's 1973-1990 dictatorship were shocked to find out that the names of more than 1,000 victims of forced disappearance have appeared on the on-line voter rolls generated by a new automatic registration system.
Egypt Election: Rivals Claim Run-Off Place
World  (tags: world, politics, Egypt, elections, society, news, middle-east, humanrights, conflict, government )

- 2025 days ago -
The Muslim Brotherhood's candidate for Egyptian president, Mohammed Mursi, is likely to face former Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq in a run-off vote, according to partial election results.

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