January 1996

Volume 7, Issue 1

Documents on Democracy

Excerpts from: the statement of Ken Saro-Wiwa, a critic of the Nigerian government, shortly before his execution; interview with Cambodian prince Norodom Sihanouk; petition by 15 dissidents to China’s legislature demanding freedom for political prisoners; Pope John Paul II’s address for the UN’s fiftieth anniversary.

Election Watch

Reports on elections in Algeria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Egypt, Georgia, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Poland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Turkey.