As Political Protests spread across the Arab world the BBC has a quick go to page
for some facts.
among others have live updates.
Al Jazeera Bahrein - live
and Eye on Algeria
Demographics of Arab Protests
and further background
Between 16 April - 13 May
the worlds largest democracy will go into action. Being India the logistics
are mind boggling. Over 700 million eligible voters who will vote in over 700,000 polling stations for 1,055 political parties. The BBC goes on to explain what makes Indian elections special
. University of Maryland has Forecasts and Analysis
and Trends in Indian Election Politics
has both insight and an interesting blog roll. As Indian Politics are more than usually corrupt and thuggish there is website
dedicated to information about candidates with a criminal history. Sadly in spite of this great democratic exercise, repression of speech
and miscarriage of justice will probably still be around for a while.