Tag Archives: mongolia

The Battle Continues

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It is bad enough that former Mongolian President Nambaryn Enkhbayar was unfairly convicted and jailed last summer for four years after being charged with misusing property and government power. And that prior to his conviction he was imprisoned so as… Continue reading

Elbegdorj On US Tour

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At the 67th regular session of the UN General Assembly in New York City President Elbegdorj took the floor and told a story far different from reality.
Elbegdorj said that one of the main goals in Mongolia’s transition to democracy… Continue reading

Enkhbayar Not Receiving Proper Medical Attention

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In an article yesterday, I highlighted the various ways in which former President Enkhbayar’s trial has been corrupted by both the court system and President Elbegdorj’s political vendetta. Enkhbayar was most certainly not presumed innocent until proven guilty and many… Continue reading

Enkhbayar Not Receiving Proper Medical Attention

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In an article yesterday, I highlighted the various ways in which former President Enkhbayar’s trial has been corrupted by both the court system and President Elbegdorj’s political vendetta. Enkhbayar was most certainly not presumed innocent until proven guilty and many… Continue reading

Enkhbayar’s Trial Was Just For Show

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As I wrote earlier this week, there is substantial reason to question the health of Mongolia’s democracy. Former President Enkhbayar’s three-day trial demonstrated to the world the corruption of current President Elbegdorj’s regime. The politically driven assault on Enkhbayar has… Continue reading

Cronyism At Its Worst In Mongolia

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As I wrote on Monday, the Mongolian elections will go ahead without former president Enkhbayar standing for his Mongolian People’s Revolutionary Party (MPRP). And go ahead they did today due to current president Elbegdorj’s manipulation of democracy for his own… Continue reading

President Elbegdorj Ups the Ante

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The international coverage of former president Nambar Enkhbayar’s treatment by the current government and the General Election Committee of Mongolia has clearly rattled President Elbegdorj. He has issued a series of comments defending the government’s actions and reaffirming not only… Continue reading

Mongolia’s Slide Toward Autocracy Should Set Off Alarm Bells For West

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In an earlier article, I highlighted the importance of former Mongolian president Nambar Enkhbayar’s corruption trial for the fate of democracy in Mongolia. The charges logged against Enkhbayar represent a political vendetta on the part of the current president, Tsakhia… Continue reading