President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahman has initiated an amendment to the nation’s constitution seeking to remove the term limits of his presidency.
Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan has been ruled by Nursultan Nazarbayev who declared himself as a lifelong president. Nobody has challenged his reign until now although recently Nazarbayev has faced a significant threat to his authoritarian regime and had to take measures.
Interview with Irina (32) from Donetsk. Occupation: Lawyer, criminologist. Single.
Reported violations related to freedom of press doubled since 2013, violations of the category ‘assault’ nearly tripled, attacks on editorial offices in 2014 where almost eight times higher than in 2013.
Is the crisis in Ukraine triggering a shift from oligarchy to feudalism?