October 2011

Volume 22, Issue 4

Comparing the Arab Revolts

Peru's 2011 Elections

Do New Democracies Support Democracy?

Election Watch

Reports on recent elections in Cape Verde, Macedonia, São Tomé and Príncipe, Singapore, Thailand, and Turkey.

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from a statement issued by the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies and 35 other Egyptian human-rights organizations condemning the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces' campaign against the country's civil society organizations and human-rights groups. Excerpt from a statement by two top EU officials on the August 5 arrest of former Ukrainian prime…

News and Notes

NED Democracy Award On June 22, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) presented its annual Democracy Award to the people of Tunisia and Egypt who struggled and sacrificed for a democratic future. The award was accepted by Jamel Bettaieb and Zahraa Said. Bettaieb is a Tunisian activist, teacher, and trade unionist from Sidi Bouzid, the…