On Tuesday, over 1,000 women in Lower Dir exercised their right to vote, a sign that their disenfranchisement
in the area may be coming to a long overdue end.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has congratulated Chief Justice of Pakistan for taking notice of disenfranchisement
of overseas Pakistanis .
The militant Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) said the extension of martial law in Mindanao isa means to crush opposition to the planned disenfranchisement
of thousands of informal settlers in Marawi City as well as to resistance to demolitions against urban poor communities all over Mindanao.
Studies indicate that former prisoners who have voting rights restored are less likely to reoffend, and that disenfranchisement
hinders their rehabilitation and reintegration into their community.
While Trump's inaugural address hints of a departure from the overarching policy of US market expansionism and military interventionism, the rhetoric he has adopted as early as the controversial US presidential race reveals that, above anything else, his platform is premised on a politics of exclusion-hounded by the shadow of massive disenfranchisement
of groups and sectors that the US supposedly needs protection from.
Jeff Manza and Christopher Uggen (2008) explain that "civil death" (Latin: civiliter mortuus) and contemporary modern day variants of disenfranchisement
laws are rooted in medieval Europe, evolving from ancient Greece's atimia and ancient Rome's infamia (Stanley & Weaver, 2014; Levine, 2009).
is one of the greatest threats to our democracy and to our human rights.
Blair's foreign and home policies throughout his Premiership caused mass disenfranchisement
The two groups said such policy has resulted in voter disenfranchisement
in the May 2010 and 2013 polls.
The ECP had declared the result as null and void over the alleged women disenfranchisement
The year Ghent stood before Bush at the podium, the consequences of felon disenfranchisement
were particularly profound.
However, Lee said that major areas of concern "include the disqualification of many Muslim candidates on grounds related to their citizenship and the citizenship of their parents, and the disenfranchisement
of hundreds of thousands of individuals across Myanmar society.