Thursday, 23 August 2007

3657
2007:January
Fiji

Absolutism/Sub-Revolutionary
1
2007:September

Revolutionary

6

-5*

Josefa Ilolio restored as President of Fiji, thereby parttial "normalisation" and ending of initial military phase Other institutions not restored, except premiership which is made military controlled. Thus making Fiji very much Absolutist in government.
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3658
2007:January
Bangladesh

Uni-Revolutionary
16

Interim

Emergency rule imposed following failure to conduct elections. Military controlled government installed

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3659
2007:January
Somalia

Uni-Revolutionary
16
2007:October

Interim

Emergency rule following heavy battles with islamist rebels

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3660
2007:January
Nepal

Pseudo-Parliamentarian
80

Parliamentarian

Interim constitution. Maoist enters parliament

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3661
2007:January
Venezuela

*Hierarchial*
30

*Sub-Hierarchial*-

Hugo Chavez given right to rule by decree for 18 months

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3662
2007:January
Kyrgyzstan

Sub-Presidential
94
2007:October

Semi-Presidential
95

-1

New government installed. President re-given mainly executive powers

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3663
2007:January
Thailand

Sub-Revolutionary
7
2007:December

Sub-Revolutionary/Uni-Revolutionary

Martial law lifted in most part of Thailand

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3664
2007:February
Turkmenistan

Authoritarian/Sub-Hierarchial
42

Sub-Hierarchial/Dual-Totalitarian
24

+18


Official president installed

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3665
2007:February
Guinea

Uni-Revolutionary
16
2007:February

*Sub-Hierarchial*
37

-21

Emergency rule imposed

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3666
2007:February
Guinea

*Sub-Hierarchial*
37

Uni-Revolutionary
16

+21

Emergency rule lifted
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3667
2007:March
Mauritania

Interim
85
2007:April

Nano-Revolutionary
61

+24

President and government installed. Democratic rule

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3668
2007:April
Ivory Coast

Interim*
0


Interim following agreement between government and north rebels

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3669
2007:April
Mauritania

Semi-Presidential
95

Interim
85

+10

Government formed

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3670
2007:April
Romania

Interim/Parliamentarian
98
2007:May

Uni-Presidential
96

+2

President suspended by parliament

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3671
2007:April
Mali

Uni-Hierarchial
66
2007:July

Interim

Presidential elections. Touré re-elected

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3672
2007:May
Armenia

Semi-Presidential
95
2008:March

**Semi-Presidential**-
69

+26


Elections held considered democratic. Democratic breakthrough

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3673
2007:May
Romania

Uni-Presidential
96

Interim/Parliamentarian
98

-2

President re-installed following referendum

__________________________________________________________________________________________
3674
2007:May
Algeria

**Semi-Presidential**
52

**Semi-Presidential**-

Parliamentarian elections. Considered a democratic backlash with increased government control of conduct

__________________________________________________________________________________________
3675
2007:May
Burkina Faso

**Presidential**-
67

Presidential

Elections held. Strengthen government majority. Generally democratic but may perhaps be questioned ?

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3676
2007:June
Palestine

Uni-Revolutionary
16

Uni-Presidential

Emergency rule following Hamas taking of Gaza

__________________________________________________________________________________________
3677
2007:June
Kazakhstan

**X-Presidential**
49
2007:August

*Sub-Hierarchial
35

+14*


Constitutional changes restricts presidents powers

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3678
2007:July
Mali

Interim
79
2007:August

Uni-Hierarchial

Parliamentarian elections

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3679
2007:July
Bhutan

Interim


Interim/X-Royal Parliamentarian

2008:

Interim rule:Assembly dissolved pending 2008 elections

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3680
2007:August
Kazakhstan

**XPresidential**
49

**XPresidential**
49

*
Parliamentarian elections giving all seats to president candidates. Still cosidered a minor improvement by observers Uncertain change.

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3681
2007:August
Mali

Presidential
89

Interim
79

+10

Parliamentarian elections. Democratic rule established

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3682
2007:September
Fiji

Uni-Revolutionary
16
2007:October

Absolutism/Sub-Revolutionary
1

+15

Emergency rule imposed


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3683
2007:September
Zimbabwe ???

0


Government-opposition agreement on electoral procedures. Doubtful validity of change

_______________________________________________________________________________________
3684
2007:October
Fiji

Absolutism/Sub-Revolutionary
1

Uni-Revolutionary
16

-15

Emergency rule suspended

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3685
2007:October
Somalia

Interim/Pseudo-Parliamentarian
0

Uni-Revolutionary
16

Emergency rule suspended: Parliament assembles

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3686
2007:October
Togo

Presidential
89

**Presidential**
50

+39

Democracy established following generally free parliamentarian elections

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3687
2007:October
Sudan

*Hierarchial*
30
2007:November

*Interim*
50

-20

Southern representants withdraws from interim government

____________________________________________________________________________________
3688
2007:October
Kyrgyzstan

**Sub-Presidential**-
0
2007:December

Sub-Presidential
94

Referendum held
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3689
2007:November
Pakistan

Uni-Revolutionary
16
2007:December

**Sub-Presidential**-
68

-52

Emergency rule imposed
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3690
2007:November
Georgia

Uni-Revolutionary
16
2007:November

Sub-Presidential
94

-78

Emergency rule imposed

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3691
2007:November
Sudan

*Interim*
50

*Hierarchial*
30

+20

Government agreement re-established between government and SOUTHERN REPRESENTATIVES

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3692
2007:November
Georgia

Sub-Presidential
94

Uni-Revolutionary
16

+78

Emergency rule suspended




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3692
2007:November
Georgia

Sub-Presidential
94

Uni-Revolutionary
16

+78

Emergency rule suspended

____________________________________________________________
3693
2007:November
Lebanon

Interim/Parliamentarian
86

*Uni-Presidential*
96

-10

President leaves office with no successor chosen

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3694
2007:November
Ecuador

**Presidential**-
67

Presidential
89

-22

Nat Assembly dissolved, replaced with constituent assembly supporting president

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3695
2007:December
Belgium

Interim
88

Parliamentarian
98

-10

Failure to form government leads to appointment of provisional government.

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3696
2007:December
Kyrgyzstan

*Sub-Hierarchial*


**Sub-Presidential**-

Parliamentarian elections. Highly disputed and critisised. President domination of house
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3697
2007:December
Switzerland

Council Parliamentarian
87

Constitutional Executive
86

+1

Government formation changed following SVP witdrawal of government

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3698
2007:December
Pakistan

Interim
88
2008:March

Uni-Revolutionary
16

+72

Emergencty rule suspended

__________________________________________________________________________________
3699
2007:December
Thailand

Interim
71
2008:January

Sub-Revolutionary
7

+64

Interim rule following the holding of parliamentarian elections

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3700
2007:December
Kenya

**Presidential**-
67
2008:March

Presidential
89

-22

Disputed presidential elections re-elects president Kibaki. Oppositional control of legislature

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AUTONOM STATES

2007:February

Aceh

Autonomy:Presidential, 89*

-

Autonomy:XRepresentativian

*

Election and installation of fist directly elected governor, a former GAM Rebel.

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2007:February

Chechnya

*Sub-Hierarchial*, 37

-

Sub-Executivian/Semi-Authoritarian/Contra-Executivian, 38/54/49

-1/-17/-12

Election and installation of Ramzan Kadyrov as president following disputed elections. Strong presidential rule.

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2007:March

Abkhazia

**Semi-Presidential**, 50

2008:August

Sub-Authoritarian, 40

+10

Parliamentarian elections held. Disputed but yet improved democratic standards.

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2007:May

Northern Ireland

Autonomy:Parliamentarian, 98*

-

British rule:#Parliamentarian#

*

Autonomy and Home rule restored in Northern Ireland. Convening of parliament and installation of coalition government.

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2007:February

Saint Barthelemy

Uni-Autonomy:

French rule:

Slightly increased self-rule established. However much limited

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2007:February

Saint Martin

Semi-Autonomy:Interim

French rule

Strengthened autonomy for Saint Martin. Probably but not certain in higher degree than Saint Barthelemy.

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2007:April

Darfur

"Interim"/Uni-Revolutionary

Uni-Revolutionary

Provisional authority for Darfur established in Khartoum. Representatives from provinces of Darfur, and different groups. Ineffective governance and mostly lack of control.

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2007:July

Saint Martin

Semi-Autonomy:Uni-Parliamentarian

Semi-Autonomy:Interim

Local parliamentarian government established in Saint Martin, protocol of new status in force.

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News References
Ref

Fiji http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6229793.stm
Bangladesh
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6252397.stm
Somalia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6258415.stm
Nepal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6261869.stm
Venezuela
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6315819.stm
Kyrgyzstan http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6310645.stm Addition
Thailand
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6302529.stm
Turkmenistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6359569.stm
Guinea http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6355873.stm
Guinea http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6389609.stm
Mauritania http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6438667.stm
Mauritania
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6573061.stm
Ivory coast
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6559241.stm
Romania http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6576331.stm
Mali http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/6620533.stm
Romania http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6665919.stm
Armenia http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6650789.stm
Palestinehttp://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/6754499.stm
Kazakhstan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6221786.stm
Mali: http://www.france24.com/france24Public/en/news/world/20070722-Mali-polls-legislative-parliamentary-elections.html
Kazakhstan: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6952452.stm
Zimbabwe:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7005188.stm
Fiji:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6981381.stm
Fiji:http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7029352.stm
Somalia: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7042317.stm
Togo: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7044855.stm
Sudan: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7039616.stm
Pakistan: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7023672.stm
Pakistan: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7027646.stm
Pakistan: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7076670.stm
Sudan: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7077324.stm
Sudan http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7089581.stm
Georgia: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7083911.stm
Georgia: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7098753.stm


Politics of 2007