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The repression of the political opposition in Russia's courtrooms : the Russian judiciary and the European Court Human Rights: a case study
Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Russia has made some significant steps in the implementation of the three pillars of the Council of Europe (joined by Russia in 1996). However, Russian opposition politicians ...
The democratic legitimacy of the European Parliament : citizens’ representation within an ever closer Union
The democratic deficit affecting the European Union has become a more and more urgent issue to tackle in order to foresee the future of such unique form of integration. Current economic, political and social crisis have ...
Is the Council of Europe fostering democratisation in Azerbaijan? : analysing the impact of the organization and its faith in the ballot box
This paper examines the impact of the Council of Europe (CoE) in the process of democratisation in Azerbaijan, a member state where the organization has failed to overcome the obstacles for democratic progress, legitimising ...
Nahdlatul Ulama and democratisation in Indonesia
(Global Campus, 2016-11)
Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), was formed in 1926 to promote the interest of traditional Muslims of Indonesia, is currently the largest Muslim organization in the world with about 40 million members. This dissertation is the study ...
Questioning the EU's normative power in Azerbaijan: an Assessment of the EU's democracy promotion programmes from the recipients' perspective
Although the academic literature has already largely dealt with the EU democracy promotion, notably towards its Neighbourhood, little attention has been granted to laggard countries in terms of human rights and democracy, ...