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Georgia: Opposition politicians complain about international election monitors

With two weeks to go before Georgia’s parliamentary elections, there are growing signs that opposition groups have lost confidence in the international community’s ability to encourage a free-and-fair vote. In reports issued last week, the Washington, DC-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) noted the low public confidence in the election process. They also highlighted the high level of political tension in the country, and shed light on widespread problems with the voter list and a lack of trust in the Central Election Commission (CEC). Full Story

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