Amid a decline in global freedom, authoritarian leaders have invoked the language of democracy in an attempt to conceal the abusive systems.
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The Arab League reinstated Syria, ending a 12-year suspension. Western sanctions remain in place, limiting the impact of the decision.
Chile will vote to choose 50 delegates to a council to draw up a new Constitution, after voters rejected a proposed charter.
Berkovich and Petriychuk where charged with justifying terrorism over a play about Russian women marrying Islamists in Syria.
Hong Kong plans to reduce the number of directly elected seats in district councils to prevent activists from gaining power.
The arrest of opposition blogger Raman Pratasevich shocked the world when Belarus forced his Ryanair flight to Lithuania to land in Minsk.
The lavish coronation, featuring expensive jewels and a golden carriage, sparks debate about funding the royal family and public support.
A closer look at one of the most accepted norms for AI systems demonstrates the challenges inherent in incorporating democratic values.
At the New-York Historical Society’s democracy program, 21 sixth graders debated weekly tests versus daily homework options.
Recent changes at Twitter have enabled authoritarian governments in Russia, China, and Iran to amplify propaganda and disinformation.