Volume 10, Issue 1
The Post-Cold War World
Eastern Europe a Decade Later
Review of The First Chinese Democracy: Political Life in the Republic of China on Taiwan, by Linda Chao and Ramon H. Myers.
Reports on elections in Azerbaijan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Czech Republic, Gabon, Latvia, Macedonia, Slovakia, Taiwan, and Venezuela.
Excerpts from: the forward of the final report of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission by Chairperson Archbishop Desmond Tutu; a letter to the Vietnamese National Assembly deploring corruption in the Community Party by four Party veterans; an address on democratization in Burma by Kyaw Kyaw of the Thailand-based All Burma Student’s Democratic Front; former…
Human Rights Conference in Warsaw; Dante Fascell (1917-1998); Crisis and Renewal in Africa; Democracy, Inequality and the State; RFK Human Rights Award; Forum 2000; Accountability in Bulgaria; Deep-Rooted Conflict; Report on NED’s International Forum.
On the evening of 20 November 1998, Galina Vasilievna Starovoitova was shot to death outside her St. Petersburg apartment. She was the sixth member of the Russian Duma to have been murdered since that body’s creation in 1993. Most observers agree that this was a political assassination. Starovoitova was a tireless, persistent voice for freedom,…