Posts Tagged ‘Election’

Voter Turnout in Afghan Parliamentary Election in Contention

The people of Afghanistan took to the polls today in the nation’s Parliamentary elections. Despite attacks and threats of violence, the people of Afghanistan did indeed come out to vote. However, the exact number of those Afghans exercising their civic duties is still in contention: The election commission has yet to provide an overall turnout […]

Dr. Abdullah on Karzai’s Second Term ‘Without the People’s Support’

At a press conference today, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah spoke out on Hamid Karzai’s second term as President of Afghanistan. At the press conference, Dr. Abdullah continued to call out the IEC for their pro-Karzai stance and stated that Karzai’s second term in office comes without the support of the Afghan people: “This decision does not […]

Video : Dr. Abdullah Supporters on Election Outcome, Karzai ‘Stole’ Presidency

“The first thing Karzai must do is to clamp down on corruption, restore security and provide jobs for people“

Karzai and Taliban on Afghan Election Outcome

Hamid Karzai gave a speech today in Kabul about his second term in office as President of Afghanistan: “I would also call to the Taliban to … join the government … with respect to the Afghan constitution.” “To make sure that the taxpayers‘ money coming to us from your countries is spent wisely and rightly, […]

Dr. Bashardost on Karzai and Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Deserving of Nobel Prizes in Election Fraud

In an interview dated today, the Times of London spoke to Dr. Ramazan Bashardost who came in third in the August Presidential elections in Afghanistan. Dr. Bashardost takes Dr. Abdullah and Hamid Karzai to task as two parts of the same problem in Afghanistan. According to Dr. Bashardost, no change can come to Afghanistan until […]