To prevent oil extraction in Yasuni, environmental groups and the indigenous movement have called for a popular referendum
. They propose an indefinite ban on drilling in the ITT.
Similarly, although progress can be seen in the adoption of a constitution by popular referendum
, the process was controversial, heavily criticised by the opposition and led to a "deeply divisive political crisis".
The opposition had called for submitting the results of the dialogue to a popular referendum
for endorsement instead of referring them to the parliament.
But last month, Cairo postponed formal conclusion of the deal because of new political confrontations and street protests ignited by Mursi's drive to fast-track a new, Islamist-oriented constitution that was approved in a popular referendum
The constitution was approved in a popular referendum
and signed into law on Dec.
The new draft charter, approved by an Islamist-dominated panel, boycotted by liberals and Christians and objected to by the opposition on the grounds that it limits freedom of expression, women's rights and freedom of worship, is set for a popular referendum
on 15 December, the report said.
Pablo Abdala of the National Party told Uruguayan media outlets he would push for a popular referendum
on the issue if Mujica does not veto the bill.
Fatah spokesman Ahmad Assaf said the party had won a "victory" throughout the West Bank, in what he described as "a major popular referendum
on the movement's political programme and its national performance," a statement said.
German Minister of Foreign Affairs Guido Westerwelle has spoken up in support of an EU Constitution to be adopted via popular referendum
"The People's Assembly is elected by popular will, and therefore, it can be dissolved only by a constitutional basis and after a popular referendum
," said Mr.
The newly elected parliament will then appoint an interim government and a constituent authority to draft a new Libyan constitution to be approved by popular referendum
Discussing Article 3 of the draft law, several members stressed the need to submit the draft constitution to a popular referendum
, regardless of the mode of its adoption by the NCA.