It is time to acknowledge that Zambia’s democracy is in crisis. The government willingly breaks the law and is set on destroying the competitive multiparty system. It is time for international action before it is too late.
TODAY: Putin to meet leaders of France, Germany, China, Japan, and the BRICS this week; Yashin releases report on ‘criminal’ United Russia; Russia questions UN report on chemical weapons use in Syria; US congress members want FBI investigation into allegations of Russia tampering with election result; new economy plan more optimistic about oil; IKEA considers pulling […]» Read More
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