Chadian President Idriss Deby has died on the frontline. Elected for a 6th term April 11, Deby was wounded in combat with rebels.
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.
Westerners’ interpretations of events and Arabs’ perceptions of themselves are still muddled a decade after the Arab Spring.
The death of a teenager in police custody in the heartland Berber minority of Algeria twenty years ago laid the base for future protests.
In a growing number of African countries, there are attempts to perpetuate the power of long-dominant families.
Health of Saudi rights defender Mohammed al-Qahtani, incarcerated after testing positive for Covid-19 is a source of concern.
Most new democracies have vestiges of the old authoritarian regimes, such as successor parties, constitutions, and subnational enclaves.
Tanzania’s 2020 election was a watershed moment. The ruling party rigged the elections on a large scale as part of an oppressive campaign.
Sortition was crucial to Ancient Athens’ democracy, but stayed largely unknown in recent history until the recent surge in interest.
Journalist Ahmet Altan was released from custody on April 14 after the European Court of Human Rights ruled in his favor (ECtHR).
If you believe the Chinese regime, Benny Tai is the mastermind and main suspect who has conspired to undermine Chinese state control.