Democracy International just issued the following press release.
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AUTHORITY OF AFGHAN ELECTION INSTITUTIONS SHOULD BE RESPECTED
Kabul, Nov 28 – U.S.-based Democracy International, which deployed 80 international observers to September’s parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, on Sunday called on all Afghan and international stakeholders, including the Government of Afghanistan, to respect the final results announced by Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission (IEC).
On Wednesday, November 24,...
October 05, 2010
KABUL, Oct 5 - Shahzada Hassan, the IEC’s chief in the province of Khost, has been arrested, according to Dari Daily. It quoted security officials. In a press conference on Sunday the IEC chairperson Fazal Ahmad Manawi had said that they seeking the arrest of an IEC provincial chief who had allegedly been involved in election fraud. Hassan, the provincial head of the Independent Election Commission in Khost, has been arrested by police after being accused by candidates and observers...
October 03, 2010
Here are our notes from the Ghor Province demurrer Candidates press Conference at the Setara Hotel, Kabul on 03 Oct, 2010 – 11:00 am. These notes are rough, and should not be relied upon as source material. DI presents them as is. Najab Ali Danish one of the demurrer candidates told the press conference there were 20-22 candidates of Ghor Province, who believe that Wolesi Jirga elections were conducted with widespread fraud and many irregularities. Ghor Province The candidates have filed...