Archivio tag: Elections

Indonesians disillusioned with democracy

Indonesia, the world’s third largest democracy, is preparing to elect a new parliament on Thursday.

The election is a large and complicated process, but one of the biggest challenges for the candidates is fighting voter apathy.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

Israel’s political battle

Israel launched its war on Gaza in the run-up to its elections next month.

Jacky Rowland reports that the two campaigns, military and political, have been inextricably linked, and the faces most closely associated with the war are now presenting themselves as the best leaders for Israel.