Political society

Neoautoritarianism and the Resistance of Political Society – Political Critique

AGORA CEE 2018 MEETING IN CIESZYN (5TH EDITION) Right-wing populism, soft dictatorship, illiberal democracy, anti-liberal counterrevolution: there is no shortage of terms and labels to describe the specter that haunts Europe, not just its central and eastern parts. There is no lack of balance sheets, each pointing to its alleged origin: reaction to the crisis […]

Political rights

UN Committee: Lula should have political rights

Lula said his conviction was the result of political persecution keystone The United Nations Human Rights Committee has insisted that its recent appeals to former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to run as a presidential candidate again are “Legally binding”. The Brazilian government had rejected them as mere recommendations. This content was published […]

Political rights

UN Human Rights Committee-News from the World, Firstpost

By Brad Brooks SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The United Nations Human Rights Committee, a group of independent experts, said on Friday it had called on the Brazilian government to allow jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to exercise his political rights as a presidential candidate. Lula is the candidate for his Workers’ Party […]

Political rights

Women in Kuwait granted full political rights – Middle East Monitor

Kuwait became one of the first countries in the Middle East to grant full political rights to women. Gulf news agencies reported that the oil-rich state granted full voting rights after decades of campaigning by women’s rights activists. Welcoming Kuwait’s progressive approach, regional media commented on the leading role played by women in the country’s […]