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Special Election Edition of the Departures Podcast featuring William Burke-White

President-elect Joe Biden has won the 2020 US Presidential elections, but outgoing President Donald Trump is continuing with a show of defiance. Right from the heart of Philadelphia where the final votes are being counted, we are joined by constitutional and international law expert, Prof. William Burke-White, who shares his view of what’s been happening […]

Departures Podcast with Tobias Harris

Up until his recent resignation due to health concerns, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe cast a long shadow as one of the most remarkable global statesman, shaping the country’s alliances and leadership position in an extremely difficult and threatening region of the world. Journalist and author Tobias Harris, author of “The Iconoclast: Shinzo Abe and […]

RA’s Daily Russia News Blast – November 3, 2020

Today in Russia: “The America we lost”; Nemtsov’s murder and unpursued leads; Lots more corona; Putin condemns Vienna attack, sends condolences to Austrian President and Chancellor; French teacher’s murder by Chechen student creates division among Russian politicians; Karabakh gets ever closer to Russia; Drug labelling system simplified; Ozon IPO to be in New York

Special Edition of the Departures Podcast with Dan Paget on Tanzania’s Botched Election

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020 the Republic of Tanzania held presidential elections. Though many feared that it would be neither free nor fair, what came to pass was much worse than could have been imagined. Robert Amsterdam, the host of this podcast, acts as an international attorney for the main opposition candidate in this election, […]

Complaint to the Commonwealth Secretariat on Tanzania Presidential Election Irregularities and Violations of the Harare Declaration

Amsterdam & Partners LLP, acting on behalf of it client Tundu Lissu, today officially filed the following complaint to the Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Secretariat for Referral to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) following numerous violations of the Harare Declaration by the regime of John Magufuli and serious irregularities in the presidential elections held […]

Lawyers for Tanzanian Opposition Leader Tundu Lissu Denounce Illegitimate Election Rigging in Filings to Commonwealth Secretariat, African Union

The following press release was distributed to media today: October 28, 2020 – The Commonwealth Secretariat and the African Union are being called up to investigate claims of electoral fraud, violence, and human rights violations which have delegitimized the presidential elections which took place in Tanzania on the 28th of October, according to a filing […]