October 2001

Volume 12, Issue 4

Ten Years After the Soviet Breakup

The OAS in Peru

Defying the Odds

A review of Building the Rule of Law: Francis Nyalali and the Road to Judicial Independence in Africa By Jennifer A. Widner.

Election Watch

Reports on elections in Albania, Belarus, Bulgaria, East Timor, Fiji, São Tomé and Principe, Seychelles, and Uganda.

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from: writings by Human rights activist Elena Bonner on the situation in Chechnya; the first state address of Indonesian president Megawati Sukarnoputri; the African Union’s New Africa Initiative; Organization of American States General Assembly Resolution 1753.