August 3, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Former president of Mongolia Nambar Enkhbayar was convicted Wednesday on graft charges and sentenced to four years in prison. The Sukhbaatar district court also ordered the confiscation of more than 30 million tugriks (USD $22,206) of Enkhbayar's property. Enkhbayar, who maintains his prosecution ...[read more]
June 8, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The Mongolian Election Commission on Thursday voted to ban former Mongolian president Nambar Enkhbayar from the upcoming parliamentary election due to allegations of corruption and abuse of power during his former presidency. Enkhbayar's corruption trial began on Monday. He was charged with ...[read more]
June 4, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
Former Mongolian president Nambar Enkhbayar went on trial for corruption charges on Monday. Enkhbayar was arrested in April and charged with corruption and abuse of power during his time as president until 2009. Enkhbayar told reporters that he believed his trial was politically motivated in order ...[read more]
May 25, 2009
by Jay Carmella
Mongolia Democratic Partypresidential candidateTsakhiagiin Elbegdorjon Monday defeated current presidentNambar Enkhbayar in the country's general election. Educated in the US, Elbegborj ran on a platform offighting corruptionandredistributing profi... ...[read more]
July 3, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged the Mongolian government to exercise the utmost restraint in dealing with protests of the country's recent parliamentary elections. President Nambar Enkhbayar on Tuesday instituted a four-day state of emergency followi... ...[read more]

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