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Afghanistan Election Fraud

Candidate: Mass Fraud During Afghan Vote

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2014 | World

KABUL, June 18 (Reuters) - Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah said on Wednesday that he had suspended work with the country's electoral...

Afghanistan's Youth: The Losers Under Any Government

Mahbouba Seraj | Posted 08.08.2014 | World
Mahbouba Seraj

I see the young people with their beautiful faces full of hope, intelligent and bright, most of them a lot more knowledgeable (I am not saying experienced) than a lot of people highly placed in the expiring government. They are all waiting, hoping, expecting, and maybe dreaming of the role some of them might play with a bright and shiny, brand new Afghan government.

'Election Fraud Did Take Place'

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2014 | World

KABUL, April 9 (Reuters) - Afghainistan's presidential election last Saturday may have suffered a significant degree of fraud, the country's electio...

No Sign Of Resolution In Afghan Political Standoff

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — Under heavy pressure from Afghan lawmakers and Western diplomats, President Hamid Karzai agreed on Saturday to convene the ...

Afghan Election Fraud REVEALED In Audio Recording

AP | RAHIM FAIEZ and DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan election commission said Thursday that it had opened an investigation into allegations that a top government off...

Big Men, Big Money, Big Voting Scam: The American Midterm Election -- in Afghanistan

Ann Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann Jones

Put yourself in the place of an Afghan. When you see photographs of Karzai's men stuffing ballot boxes, and a U.S. president telephones to congratulate him on his victory, while admitting the election was "messy," what are you to make of it?

Citing Fraud, Officials May Throw Out 1 In 4 Afghan Election Votes

New York Times | ALISSA J. RUBIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- Although the announcement of the preliminary results of the parliamentary elections planned for Sunday were postponed, interview...

Afghan Official Gives 2-Week Window For New Vote

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Afghanistan has a two-week window to realistically hold any presidential runoff vote before winter sets in, an election official said Th...

Afghan Vote: Karzai Leads With 54 Pct

AP | HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — Afghan officials issued full preliminary results Wednesday showing President Hamid Karzai got 54.6 percent of the vote in last month's e...

Karzai Condemns EU's Fraud Claims On Afghan Election

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Afghan President Hamid Karzai's campaign team has condemned as "irresponsible" claims by EU monitors about the extent of election fraud. EU election ...

Afghan Election: One-Third Of Karzai Votes Are Suspect: EU

New York Times | RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. And SANGAR RAHIMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

European Union monitors said Wednesday that about one-third of the votes cast for President Hamid Karzai in the Aug. 20 election are suspicious and sh...

UN Official Temporarily Leaves Afghanistan Over Dispute Over Election

CP | Jason Straziuso (CP) | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan -- A top American official at the United Nations mission in Afghanistan has temporarily left the country following a disagreement w...

Afghan Body Throws Out Ballots From 83 Vote Sites

AP | DOUGLAS BIRCH and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A U.N.-backed fraud commission threw out votes Thursday from 83 polling stations and ordered recounts at hundreds of others in three pro...

Karzai Nears Win As Recount Ordered In Afghanistan

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO and HEIDI VOGT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL — A U.N.-backed commission found "convincing evidence" of fraud Tuesday in Afghanistan's presidential election and ordered a recount of su...

Afghanistan's Fraud-Ridden Elections To Take Weeks To Resolve

Yahoo! News | Hal Bernton and Hashim Shukoor, McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan �" Afghanistan's election results are headed into weeks of limbo as a government commission investigates more than 600 complaints...

Complaints Of Afghan Election Fraud Serious Enough To Affect Results

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan's Electoral Complaints Commission has received more than 2,000 complaints of fraud or abuse in last week's disputed pres...

Karzai And Afghan Warlords Mount Massive Vote Fraud Scheme

Inter Press Service | Analysis by Gareth Porter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Gareth Porter WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (IPS) - Afghanistan's presidential election has long been viewed by U.S. officials as a key to conferring legit...