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AllAfrica.com
Call for Global Pressure On GovtMulti-Media Community Network, Swaziland Concerned Church Leaders, Swaziland Co
Call for Global Pressure On Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Multi-Media Community Network, Swaziland Concerned Church Leaders, Swaziland Coalition of Concerned Civic Organisations and Constituent Assembly - Swaziland stated Swazi police tortured a 15-year-old boy after his mother had reported him for... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storiesthe shift toward federalism a priority, and their bill on it is being drafted.
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
the shift toward federalism a priority, and their bill on it is being drafted. He said amending the Constitution through a constituent assembly would be the cheapest and fastest way. Benitez favors federalism with a presidential form of government... Read more
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The Visayan Daily Star
Top Storieswould be faster and cheaper to amend the Constitution with members of the Senat
Top Stories
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 2 days ago
would be faster and cheaper to amend the Constitution with members of the Senate and House of Representatives convening as constituent assembly. Although Duterte, who favors wider people participation, may want it done through a constitutional... Read more
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asianage
Kejri’s ‘referendum’ idea absurdThe word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” S
Kejri’s ‘referendum’ idea absurd
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
The word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” So no law can be made for a referendum or a constituent assembly. A referendum or a constituent assembly will make Article 368 redundant. A referendum was not accepted... Read more
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asianage
Kejri's �referendum' idea absurdThe word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” S
Kejri's �referendum' idea absurd
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
The word ‘only’ in Article 368 rules out all other procedures for amendment.” So no law can be made for a referendum or a constituent assembly. A referendum or a constituent assembly will make Article 368 redundant. A referendum was not accepted... Read more
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Daily News
ADVANCING RECONCILIATION DIPLOMACY09th of this year when the President was celebrating his first year in office,
ADVANCING RECONCILIATION DIPLOMACY
Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
09th of this year when the President was celebrating his first year in office, we converted the Sri Lankan Parliament to a Constituent Assembly tasked with the objectives of drafting a brand new Constitution for Sri Lanka. That was because we felt... Read more
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The Atlantic
‘The Totalitarian Regime Is Intact’: One Cuban’s Message to ObamaCastro regime to hold a nationwide referendum on the Cuban political system. Su
‘The Totalitarian Regime Is Intact’: One Cuban’s Message to Obama
The Atlantic / Posted 9 days ago
Castro regime to hold a nationwide referendum on the Cuban political system. Such a vote, in her mind, could result in a constituent assembly that drafts a new constitution and a transitional government that organizes free and fair elections.... Read more
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The Hindu
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s rolereflection with regard to the nature and purpose of this House in India after t
Revisiting the Rajya Sabha’s role
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
reflection with regard to the nature and purpose of this House in India after the brilliant debate in this regard in the Constituent Assembly. While it is important to highlight the case of corruption in the election of the members to this House,... Read more
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dna
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSSsame decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSS
dna / Posted 12 days ago
same decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in 1968. It's the same decision taken by the Constituent Assembly, which had Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Maulana Azad and several Muslim leaders," Gopal said. He was speaking... Read more
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The Economic Times
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSSsame decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in
AMU not minority institution, must follow reservation policy: RSS
The Economic Times / Posted 13 days ago
same decision which was given by a bench of five judges of the Supreme Court in 1968. It's the same decision taken by the Constituent Assembly, which had Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, Maulana Azad and several Muslim leaders," Gopal said. He was speaking... Read more
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NBC News
Opinion: Beyond PROMESA? The Prospects of Puerto Rican Self-DeterminationPuerto Rico to be held in January, while others, like the Puerto Rico Bar Assoc
Opinion: Beyond PROMESA? The Prospects of Puerto Rican Self-Determination
NBC News / Posted 14 days ago
Puerto Rico to be held in January, while others, like the Puerto Rico Bar Association, are calling for the convening of a constituent assembly to address status and related issues. Although at this point it is not entirely clear how this all... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
PNoy’s martial law scare tacticsis composed of less than 50 Aquino appointees. With the exception of about four
PNoy’s martial law scare tactics
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
is composed of less than 50 Aquino appointees. With the exception of about four of those commissioners, everyone in that constituent assembly was a staunch ally of the president. The alleged evil that is martial law notwithstanding, the 1987... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kudos Deputy Speaker for Serving 'The People' Wellto the lopsided process of writing a new constitution. The former Deputy Attor
Kudos Deputy Speaker for Serving 'The People' Well
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
to the lopsided process of writing a new constitution. The former Deputy Attorney General was among 201 Members of the Constituent Assembly who defended their constituencies well, so to speak. She had successfully led a team of state attorneys... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition's Stance Against Deputy Speaker Totally Justified?todate. The opposition sentiments were 'informed' by the 'role' which Dr Ackso
Opposition's Stance Against Deputy Speaker Totally Justified?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
todate. The opposition sentiments were 'informed' by the 'role' which Dr Ackson played when serving as a member of the Constituent Assembly, which was boycotted by the opposition in its later stages. So, even when Dr Ackson presided over a... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Incoming Speaker bares legislative agendahandpicked by Duterte to lead the House. “A constitutional convention (Con-con
Incoming Speaker bares legislative agenda
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
handpicked by Duterte to lead the House. “A constitutional convention (Con-con) would be very expensive and very long. A constituent assembly (Con-ass) would be easier and less expensive. But I guess the President wants a constitutional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Conference Report - Time to Implement, or Not?the President, Governors State Legislators and ordinary citizens. To make a con
National Conference Report - Time to Implement, or Not?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
the President, Governors State Legislators and ordinary citizens. To make a constitution by the people will require a Constituent Assembly (also known as a Constitutional Convention or Constitutional Assembly). Unfortunately the National... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Duterte wants ‘Con-Con’ in shift to federalism—AlvarezIncoming Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE
Duterte wants ‘Con-Con’ in shift to federalism—Alvarez
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
Incoming Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE A Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass) may be less expensive and time-consuming but President-elect Rodrigo Duterte prefers a Constitutional Convention (Con-Con) to frame a new... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Federalism launched today Freedom Daythe formal announcement of the new Federal Party which will go for Constitution
Federalism launched today Freedom Day
Negros Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
the formal announcement of the new Federal Party which will go for Constitutional amendments, either by convention or constituent assembly in one or two years time. The Federal form of government will only take affect after the Constitution... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Yes We Can' – Kameeta on Ending Povertydetained him in solitary confinement during Namibia’s freedom struggle. After i
'Yes We Can' – Kameeta on Ending Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
detained him in solitary confinement during Namibia’s freedom struggle. After independence in 1990, he was elected to the Constituent Assembly and to Parliament and served as deputy speaker of the National Assembly. But “the deep suffering and... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Consensus emerges on federalism’stand in the Senate on the need to review and amend the Constitution. “Whether
‘Consensus emerges on federalism’
The Manila Times / Posted 19 days ago
stand in the Senate on the need to review and amend the Constitution. “Whether or not it will be done through Con-Ass (Constituent Assembly) or a Con-Con (Constitutional Convention), I have no feel at this point, just that having to review and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Former Nepal PM Baburam Bhattarai launches new partycountry and a new ideology was needed. A key architect of the constitution, he
Former Nepal PM Baburam Bhattarai launches new party
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 19 days ago
country and a new ideology was needed. A key architect of the constitution, he had felt that it was failure on part of the constituent assembly for not being able to address demands of Tharus and Madhesis by creating separate for them. Bhattarai’s... Read more
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Sun Star
Do the people favor charter change?that everything would be up to body tasked to amend the Constitution: a constit
Do the people favor charter change?
Sun Star / Posted 21 days ago
that everything would be up to body tasked to amend the Constitution: a constitutional convention or Congress acting as a constituent assembly. But that did not stop supporters of Vice President-elect Leni Robredo from worrying about the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Letter to the Editor: Stephen Grootes mistakes Vavi for Cosatuso much time operating underground. Cosatu was critical of the ANC’s negotiati
Letter to the Editor: Stephen Grootes mistakes Vavi for Cosatu
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 days ago
so much time operating underground. Cosatu was critical of the ANC’s negotiations over violence and the struggle for a Constituent Assembly that the federation favoured because of its openness. Even at that time, there was already an increasing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Koko prefers con-con way to federalismearly in the next Congress, said he would let his colleagues decide whether the
Koko prefers con-con way to federalism
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
early in the next Congress, said he would let his colleagues decide whether they want a constitutional convention or a constituent assembly to amend the fundamental law of the land. People’s knowledge Personally, he said, he favored... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte prefers con-con over con-assRodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the Constitution through constitutional conven
Duterte prefers con-con over con-ass
Pilipino Star / Posted 22 days ago
Rodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the Constitution through constitutional convention (con-con) rather than through a constituent assembly to allow experts to provide inputs, a lawmaker said yesterday. Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez said Duterte... Read more
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Rappler
FAST FACTS: The vice president in a federal parliamentary gov'tretained in our government once the shift happens. "It depends on what the mem
FAST FACTS: The vice president in a federal parliamentary gov't
Rappler / Posted 22 days ago
retained in our government once the shift happens. "It depends on what the members of the constitutional convention or the constituent assembly will agree on," he said. This is what happened to countries like India and Nepal – both with... Read more
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dna
Ambedkar Constitution row: Congress to launch nationwide stir against RSS ideologue's commentsfor Arts (IGNCA) Ram Bahadur Rai. The party also took exception to his suggesti
Ambedkar Constitution row: Congress to launch nationwide stir against RSS ideologue's comments
dna / Posted 23 days ago
for Arts (IGNCA) Ram Bahadur Rai. The party also took exception to his suggestion, to turn the current Lok Sabha into a Constituent Assembly to redraft the Constitution. Describing Rai’s views as the reflection of the larger RSS agenda of... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Duterte prefers con-con over con-assRodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the constitution through a constitutional conv
Duterte prefers con-con over con-ass
Pilipino Star / Posted 23 days ago
Rodrigo Duterte prefers to amend the constitution through a constitutional convention (con-con) rather than a constituent assembly (con-ass) to allow experts to provide inputs, a lawmaker said Wednesday. Quezon Rep. Danilo Suarez said... Read more
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Rappler
Federalism can't cut short VP Robredo term – expertspossibility” and even “impossible.” “It won’t happen immediately. Because the
Federalism can't cut short VP Robredo term – experts
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
possibility” and even “impossible.” “It won’t happen immediately. Because the people have to be consulted whether a constituent assembly or a constitutional convention is held [to change the constitution],” he said in Filipino. Another vice... Read more
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Rappler
Gov't shift: Robredo won't be denied term as VP – expertspossibility” and even “impossible.” “It won’t happen immediately. Because the
Gov't shift: Robredo won't be denied term as VP – experts
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
possibility” and even “impossible.” “It won’t happen immediately. Because the people have to be consulted whether a constituent assembly or a constitutional convention is held [to change the constitution],” he said in Filipino. Another vice... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon: There is emerging consensus in Senate to review, amend Constitutionconsensus” in the Senate to review and amend the 1987 Constitution either throu
Drilon: There is emerging consensus in Senate to review, amend Constitution
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
consensus” in the Senate to review and amend the 1987 Constitution either through a Constitutional Convention (Con-Con) or Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass), Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Wednesday. “I think we can see an emerging... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Drilon on federalism, death penalty revival: Review, amend Constitutionconsensus” in the Senate to review and amend the 1987 Constitution either throu
Drilon on federalism, death penalty revival: Review, amend Constitution
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
consensus” in the Senate to review and amend the 1987 Constitution either through a Constitutional Convention (Con-Con) or Constituent Assembly (Con-Ass), Senate President Franklin Drilon said on Wednesday. “I think we can see an emerging... Read more
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Business Standard India
Battle for UP: Sangh ideologue embarrasses BJP, says Ambedkar's role in drafting the Constitution a mythHe also repeated this in an interview to the Outlook magazine. He said the curr
Battle for UP: Sangh ideologue embarrasses BJP, says Ambedkar's role in drafting the Constitution a myth
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
He also repeated this in an interview to the Outlook magazine. He said the current Parliament should be converted into the constituent assembly to draft a new constitution for India. Rai said the current Constitution does not encourage federalism... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda State of the Nation Address - Museveni Calls for More Expoof this democracy was put in place by, mainly, we, the freedom fighters, workin
Uganda State of the Nation Address - Museveni Calls for More Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
of this democracy was put in place by, mainly, we, the freedom fighters, working along with the other delegates of the Constituent Assembly (CA), who had been fighting for democracy for a long time both here and in other parts of Africa. How... Read more
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Swissinfo
Mexico's rulers must heed message after regional vote rout - Pena NietoMexican President Enrique Pena Nieto cast his ballot during the election of 60
Mexico's rulers must heed message after regional vote rout - Pena Nieto
Swissinfo / Posted 24 days ago
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto cast his ballot during the election of 60 deputies, to form the Constituent Assembly that will create a constitution for Mexico City, in Mexico City, Mexico, June 5, 2016 in this handout provided by Mexico... Read more
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dna
Nepal's ex-King, PM may face probe for their role in civil warHindu monarchy was abolished as Nepal was declared a republic and a secular sta
Nepal's ex-King, PM may face probe for their role in civil war
dna / Posted 24 days ago
Hindu monarchy was abolished as Nepal was declared a republic and a secular state after the Maoists came to power winning the general election with Prachanda becoming prime minister. But they were ousted in the next constituent assembly polls in 20... Read more
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The Economic Times
Nepal's ex-King Gyanendra Shah, PM Sher Bahadur Deuba may face probe for their role in civil warmonarchy was abolished as Nepal was declared a republic and a secular state aft
Nepal's ex-King Gyanendra Shah, PM Sher Bahadur Deuba may face probe for their role in civil war
The Economic Times / Posted 25 days ago
monarchy was abolished as Nepal was declared a republic and a secular state after the Maoists came to power winning the general election with Prachanda becoming Prime Minister. But they were ousted in the next constituent assembly polls i... Read more
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ABC News
Ruling Party Sees Stinging Defeats in Mexican Electionselection-related violence. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja Calif
Ruling Party Sees Stinging Defeats in Mexican Elections
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
election-related violence. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja California. And in Mexico City, voters were selecting 60 members of a constituent assembly who will write a constitution for the capital. Stevenson reported from Mexico... Read more
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Salon.com
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican electionselection-related violence. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja Calif
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections
Salon.com / Posted 25 days ago
election-related violence. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja California. And in Mexico City, voters were selecting 60 members of a constituent assembly who will write a constitution for the capital. Stevenson reported from Mexico... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican electionselection-related violence. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja Calif
Ruling party sees stinging defeats in Mexican elections
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 25 days ago
election-related violence. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja California. And in Mexico City, voters were selecting 60 members of a constituent assembly who will write a constitution for the capital. Stevenson reported from Mexico... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Nepal ex-king may face probe for rights abuseswar received more than 1,600 complaints - also higher than the official figure
Nepal ex-king may face probe for rights abuses
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 25 days ago
war received more than 1,600 complaints - also higher than the official figure of those who disappeared. Gyanendra was the king from 2001 to 2008. His reign ended when the Constituent Assembly declared Nepal a republic and abolished the mo... Read more
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Reuters
Mexico ruling party takes early lead in regional election battleA woman cast her ballot during the election of 60 deputies, to form the Constit
Mexico ruling party takes early lead in regional election battle
Reuters / Posted 25 days ago
A woman cast her ballot during the election of 60 deputies, to form the Constituent Assembly that will create a constituition for Mexico City, in Mexico City, Mexico, June 5, 2016. Mexico City's mayor Miguel Angel Mancera cast his ballot during the... Read more
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ABC News
Most Races Too Close to Call in Mexican Electionsdoor of the state congress. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja Cali
Most Races Too Close to Call in Mexican Elections
ABC News / Posted 25 days ago
door of the state congress. Voters were also deciding local races in Baja California. And in Mexico City, voters were selecting 60 members of a constituent assembly who will write a constitution for the capital. Sherman reported from Mexico... Read more
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The Telegraph
Political anniversarieshistorical advantage over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its affiliates wh
Political anniversaries
The Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
historical advantage over the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh and its affiliates when it came to constituting the republic. The Constituent Assembly was dominated by Congressmen and while the contributions of men outside the Congress fold in designing... Read more
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Inquirier.net
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peacelast year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international p
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peace
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
last year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international participation. The government also set up a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution likely to grant Tamils more political power, rights and protections against... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
7 years after war's end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peacelast year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international p
7 years after war's end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peace
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
last year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international participation. The government also set up a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution likely to grant Tamils more political power, rights and protections against... Read more
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Salon.com
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peacelast year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international p
7 years after war’s end, Sri Lanka on cautious path to peace
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
last year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international participation. The government also set up a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution likely to grant Tamils more political power, rights and protections against... Read more
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ABC News
7 Years After War's End, Sri Lanka on Cautious Path to Peacelast year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international p
7 Years After War's End, Sri Lanka on Cautious Path to Peace
ABC News / Posted 27 days ago
last year for finally promising a war-crimes investigation with international participation. The government also set up a constituent assembly to draft a new constitution likely to grant Tamils more political power, rights and protections against... Read more
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dna
Disquiet on the Left frontAt the same time, the sudden demise of prominent astrophysicist Dr Meghnad Saha
Disquiet on the Left front
dna / Posted 28 days ago
At the same time, the sudden demise of prominent astrophysicist Dr Meghnad Saha, an elected Left member to the Bengal Constituent Assembly, led to a bye-election. Irked by the sustained ‘disturbance’, Roy called on the Leader of the... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
I’m beginning to like Du30That would need an amendment of the 1987 Constitution by either a constitutiona
I’m beginning to like Du30
Manila Standard Today / Posted 30 days ago
That would need an amendment of the 1987 Constitution by either a constitutional convention of elected delegates or a constituent assembly of both chambers of Congress voting separately. Finally, a plebiscite will be called for that... Read more
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