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Turkey Elections 2023
30 | May | 2023

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was re-elected president of Turkey in the second round of elections, defeating Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu by 4 percent. Before the first round of elections on May 14, several analysts believed there was a real chance of winning for the opposition leader representing a united opposition. Erdoğan's AKP rules the country for over two decades, but the recent earthquakes, the country's economic situation and the Kurdish electorate vote were seen as factors that could influence a change in the Turkish political chess.

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USA: Midterm elections 2022
22 | November | 2022

On November 8, Americans go to the polls in midterm elections to choose the House of Representatives, one third of the Senate, and 36 governors. The outcome of these elections will influence not only the next two years of Biden’s administration, but also transatlantic relations and support for Ukraine. On the other hand, many analysts believe that a Trump comeback and the future of American democracy are also at stake.

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Iran Protests
24 | January | 2023

TThe death of Mahsa Amini on September 16 after being detained by the morality police sparked a broad wave of protests in Iran that quickly evolved into a movement of protests against the regime. Despite the violent repression with which the regime has responded to the demonstrators, the protests have not died down.

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Brazil's presidential elections
4 | November | 2022

In a close vote and a record turnout, Lula da Silva was elected in the second round with 50.9 % of the votes. It is the first time in the history of Brazil that an incumbent President is not re-elected, in an electoral process that was probably the most polarised in Brazilian democracy. However, many supporters of the defeated candidate did not accept the results and took the streets in protests, closing roads and spreading fears that violence would take on destabilising proportions.

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