A motorcycle gunman shot dead an Iraqi novelist close to his house in the Shi’ite holy city of Karbala on Saturday, police and eyewitnesses said.
International Democracy Originals
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Swiss authorities in the canton of Zug “announced that the Alpine nation’s first local blockchain-based test vote had been successfully completed.”
A new academic paper from University of California, Santa Barbara is quite unique in that the product is a mobile app for political dissidents.
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it myself,” then penned the four-volume A History of the English-Speaking Peoples.
What the future holds for India, the potential outcome of the 2019 elections, and the role the media plays in the world’s largest democracy.
The highly innovative Swedish democracy technology nonprofit V-Dem Institute has finished building four new data visualization tools to the delight of the democracy community.
Emmanuel Jal’s amazing life story and his passion for life captivates the minds of fans from both home and abroad. His musical cry for peace is an inspiration.
On November 6 2018, Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard hosted Tarleton Gillespie in an event on his book “Custodians of the Internet”.
What new forces are contending to shape Tunisian politics? What are the key issues at stake and how is the struggling economy influencing the electorate?
Citizens of Palestine, under either Hamas or Fatah rule, enjoy neither natural nor legal rights. They are not allowed to air out their opinions.