Gareth Jones, a British journalist, exposed Stalin’s genocidal Ukraine famine. Kyiv Council recognised him, naming a street in the capital after him.
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Human rights abuses in Zimbabwe are worsening. South Africa’s opposition leader, Julius Malema, and others have urged President Mnangagwa’s regime to stop the violations.
There have been protests in recent weeks asking for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta to step down. More protests have been planned by the opposition.
South Korea’s democratic system contrasts its northern neighbor’s repressive communist system yet it is intimidating North Korean rights groups.
Covid-19 required appropriate response from governments. Responses have been poor in some regions, with democracy even declining in Latin America.
The Turkish government is pushing a bill that will allow it control of social media. HRW published an article which urged parliament and social media firms to oppose it.
Malawi’s Chakwera has vowed a crackdown on the last administration’s corruption. President Chakwera made controversial appointments when he took power.
Mnangagwa who came to power in Zimbabwe through coup has paid lip service to democracy. The UN is warning his regime is using COVID-19 to clamp down.
Mugabe’s land re-distribution in Zimbabwe was a disaster because those who received land could not run farms. Mnangagwa may be replicating this disaster.
US Sec. of State Mike Pompeo met with UK PM Boris Johnson in what spells a joint approach by the world’s leading democracies to growing Chinese aggression.