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Kazakh Parliament's Upper Chamber Approves Bill On 'Parliamentary Opposition'

Kazakh Parliament’s Upper Chamber Approves Bill On ‘Parliamentary Opposition’

NUR-SULTAN -- Kazakh parliament's upper chamber, the Senate, has approved a draft law introducing the concept of an opposition, legislation that has been...
Georgian Opposition Politician Remanded In Pretrial Detention, Calls Charges False

Georgian Opposition Politician Remanded In Pretrial Detention, Calls Charges False

TBILISI -- The Tbilisi City Court has remanded opposition figure Giorgi Rurua in pretrial detention on an illegal weapon possession charge that threatens...
Two Georgian Opposition Leaders Pardoned In Bid To Save Election Reforms Deal

Two Georgian Opposition Leaders Pardoned In Bid To Save Election Reforms Deal

TBILISI -- Georgia’s president says she has pardoned two jailed opposition leaders -- a former Tbilisi mayor and an ex-defense minister -- in...
Georgian Opposition Says Not Freeing 'Political Prisoners' Means Deal Broken

Georgian Opposition Says Not Freeing ‘Political Prisoners’ Means Deal Broken

TBILISI -- Georgia's opposition parties have warned they will abandon a foreign-brokered deal on election reforms if "political prisoners" are not released. The ruling...
U.S., EU Urge Georgian Authorities, Opposition To Uphold March 8 Agreement

U.S., EU Urge Georgian Authorities, Opposition To Uphold March 8 Agreement

TBILISI -- The U.S. and European Union ambassadors have called on Georgia's ruling and opposition parties to uphold and implement a foreign-brokered deal...
Azerbaijani Opposition Activist Detained After Release From Psychiatric Clinic

Wife Of Azerbaijani Opposition Activist Held In Psychiatric Clinic Says She Cannot Meet Him

BAKU -- The wife of a member of the opposition Popular Front Of Azerbaijan (AXCP) says she has not been able to meet...
Azerbaijani Opposition Activist Detained After Release From Psychiatric Clinic

Lawyer For Azerbaijani Opposition Activist Says Court Is Holding Up Appeal

BAKU -- The lawyer of a member of the opposition Popular Front Of Azerbaijan (AXCP) says the failure of a local court to...
Russian Opposition Activist Kotov's Prison Term Shortened

Russian Opposition Activist Kotov’s Prison Term Shortened

A Russian court has cut the four-year prison term of an opposition activist imprisoned for repeatedly taking part in unsanctioned rallies. The Moscow City...
Czech Embassy In Moscow Attacked After Prague Removes Soviet Commander's Statue

Russian Embassy Changes Prague Address After Square’s Renaming For Slain Opposition Leader

PRAGUE -- Russia's embassy in the Czech Republic has changed its formal address in Prague after the square where the embassy is located...
Kazakhstan Protests Over Chinese Article Questioning Its Territorial Integrity

Kazakh Opposition Activist Detained For ‘Spreading False Information’

A leading Kazakh political activist and government critic has been detained by police in connection with allegedly spreading "false information" during a state...
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