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Findings of DI Observation Mission to the 2014 Presidential and Provincial Council Elections in Afghanistan

Kabul, September 29 – U.S. based Democracy International today released a preliminary statement on the 2014 presidential and provincial council elections in Afghanistan. Democracy International called on Afghanistan’s national unity government to launch a comprehensive and inclusive effort to strengthen the country’s ability to administer elections and implement reforms to repair the public’s confidence in elections and their democracy more broadly. 

Kabul, June 17 – U.S.-based Democracy International (DI) deployed teams of international election observers to Afghan provinces of Herat, Balkh, Pansjhir, and Kabul to observe first-hand the June 14th presidential run-off election.

Findings of DI Observation Mission to Presidential Election in Egypt

Cairo, May 29 – U.S.-based Democracy International today announced the preliminary findings of its observation of Egypt’s recent presidential election. After Egypt’s constitutional referendum process, Democracy International called for the interim government to end repression and support a more inclusive political environment before subsequent elections.

بعثة الديمقراطية الدولية لمتابعة الانتخابات الرئاسية في مصر

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أعلنت منظمة "الديمقراطية الدولية" التي يقع مقرها في الولايات المتحدة اليوم النتائج الأولية عن مراقبتها لانتخابات الرئاسة المصرية الأخيرة. حيث دعت المنظمة - عقب عملية الاستفتاء على الدستور - الحكومة المؤقتة لإنهاء حالة القمع، ودعم بيئة سياسية شاملة قبل الانتخابات التالية. وللأسف، أنه بالرغم أن الدستور المصري يضمن حرية التعبير والاجتماع، فأن استمرار عمليات قمع المعارضة السياسية وفرض القيود على الحريات الأساسية قد حال دون المشاركة السياسية الحرة كما عرضت البيئة الانتخابية الأوسع للخطر. 

 

Democracy International Observation Mission to Presidential Election in Egypt

The Election Observation Mission of Democracy International (DI) believes the decision late yesterday of the Egyptian Presidential Election Commission to extend voting in the presidential election for a third day raises more questions about the independence of the election commission, the impartiality of the government, and the integrity of Egypt’s electoral process.