democracy

UN, African Union pledge to help Kenya ensure credible rerun of presidential poll

The heads of the United Nations and the African Union have expressed their organizations' commitment to assist Kenya in ensuring a credible and transparent process in the forthcoming rerun of the recent presidential election.

Silencing opposition voices threatens Cambodian democracy – UN rights expert

Civil and political rights in Cambodia are “under threat” as the main opposition party is being dissolved in the parliament, a United Nations human rights expert warned Thursday, also voicing concern that the dissolution may affect upcoming elections in the country.