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Honduras is open for business, no matter the cost to human rights

Honduras is open for business, no matter the cost to human rights

The Honduran government's harsh response to protests against alleged electoral fraud and economic policies that would see the country carved up by investors has been sadly predictable.

Cambodia cancels democracy

Cambodia cancels democracy

With the outlawing of its main opposition party, Cambodia's slide back towards totalitarian state is almost complete

Poll Bludger: did electoral fraud help McGowan win Indi?

Poll Bludger: did electoral fraud help McGowan win Indi?

The Australian Electoral Commission is investigating whether supporters of Independent MP Cathy McGowan used unscrupulous "enrolment transfers" to inflate her votes.

Russia’s latest rigged election takes an unexpected turn

Russia’s latest rigged election takes an unexpected turn

Russians expected the country's latest local elections to be "engineered" by the Kremlin as usual -- and of course they were -- but no-one expected a mass walkout by federal politicians in protest. Are Russians finally tiring of the country's democratic farce?

Afghanistan goes (back) to the polls

Afghanistan goes (back) to the polls

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has caved to international pressure and agreed to enter into a runoff election. But will a second election be any less fraudulent and corrupt?

Auditing the Afghan election

Auditing the Afghan election

Renard Sexton gets wonky on the UN's Afghanistan Election audit, concluding that "the situation remains fairly damning for Hamid Karzai", with millions of votes to be thrown out due to fraud.

Fired UN rep speaks out: what I saw in Afghanistan

Fired UN rep speaks out: what I saw in Afghanistan

Peter Galbraith was fired from his post as the UN's deputy special representative in Afghanistan last week, after refusing to keep quiet about the massive fraud in the country's elections. Now he's spilled all in the Washington Post.

Yes, the Afghan election was fraudulent. Now what?

Yes, the Afghan election was fraudulent. Now what?

Amid fraud allegations, Hamid Karzai has officially 'won' 54% of the votes in the Afghan election. Is it more important to maintain national stability or push for a vote recount?

Will Afghan election prompt allies to withdraw troops?

Will Afghan election prompt allies to withdraw troops?

International support is souring and a power struggle will emerge within Afghanistan, following the fraudulent Afghan election. With numerous world elections coming up, pressure is mounting on international leaders to stand firm against Afghanistan.

Karzai on verge of victory

Karzai on verge of victory

Hamid Karzai has passed the 50% threshold necessary to avoid a re-run in Afghanistan's elections, and looks poised to be re-elected as President, despite widespread allegations of fraud.