For years, Facebook and other social media companies have erred lenience in policing their sites allowing most posts with false information to stay up.
Democracy News Headlines
This Democracy News Headlines archive has all our headline articles about the United States and around the world. This is the most well stocked DC category by far with the best coverage of the struggle for democracy but check out World Democracy and our American democracy page for more in-depth information or just visit Democracy in Culture archive for some light news.
Terms of release of Serikzhan Bilash, are to silence the activist, a show of Kazakhstan’s contempt for rights, argues Hugh Williamson in an article in HRW.
Persecution of the Gafatar religious movement in Indonesia has been rife. Sadly, journalists are contributing to this through their reporting of a story.
People are increasingly disappearing into government custody in Bangladesh. Government authorities staunchly deny these allegations.
Facebook, Twitter have made claims of disinformation in Hong Kong by China, taking down accounts purportedly used by its regime to spread disinformation.
Cameroon authorities held 100+ detainees incommunicado and tortured several in facility in Yaoundé, from July 23 to August 4, 2019, Human Rights Watch.
Deference to autocratic rulers is not only a bad idea for democracy: It’s terrible for the economy, too, according to a new analysis.
Every generation is tempted to think that its challenges are unique. History teaches otherwise. Democracies can die — of that there should be no doubt.
Japan and South Korea should lead charge for democracy in Asia, argues Hudson Institute analyst John Lee. Recent developments cast doubt on that prospect.
On what is needed for democracy to survive, a recent post from Democracy Digest suggests one of the key ingredients for successful democracy is equality.