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18. Dezember 2020 | EDP Wire | Rebecca Wagner

Kyrgyzstan Before the Presidential Elections

Kyrgyz citizens will vote for a new President on 10 January 2021. Protests have caused the annulation of the parliamentary elections of 04 October 2020 which resulted in a series of high-ranked officials’ resignations and the third ouster of a President in the country’s recent history. Since then, the political landscape is changing quickly. Recent developments, including an initiated constitutional reform process, cast doubts on the future democratic path of Kyrgyzstan.

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17. Oktober 2020 | EDP Wire | Jonas Wolff, Felix S. Bethke

COVID-19 and shrinking civic spaces: Findings from a preliminary assessment

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a majority of countries worldwide have introduced severe limitations on public life and individual freedoms. Although generally considered necessary to save lives and protect health care systems from overburdening, these restrictions pose the risk of government overreach, thereby potentially boosting the global trend of shrinking spaces for civil society actors.

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29. September 2020 | EDP Wire | Julia Leininger, Karina Mross, Daniel Nowack

We Need Democracy Protection to Counter Autocratisation

This EDP Wire is part of the German Development Institute’s weekly column discussing the most recent topics of international development politics. The authors discuss the need for international democracy protection against rising autocratic tendencies.

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