Daily Archives: July 3, 2019


Istanbul Mayoral Election: Does Erdogan’s Loss Mean Democracy Will Be Restored?

On June 23, 2019, Istanbul had a re-run mayoral election that made room for potential positive change in the near future. In March, the opposition candidate, Ekrem Imamoglu, won the Istanbul elections by a margin of 13,000 votes. The High Electoral Council denied Imamoglu victory on ambiguous legal grounds. On […]


Thousands Gather In Prague To Demand PM Babis Resign

Over 250,000 Czech protestors gathered in Prague’s Letna park to demand Prime Minster Andrej Babis’ resignation. It is the country’s fifth protest in a series of mass demonstrations and “the largest show of public anger since the 1989 Velvet Revolution,” according to Aljazeera. The calls for resignation follow police recommendation […]