Democracy Chronicles welcomes the release of its author, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Benny Tai, and urges Beijing to respect democratic rights.
International Democracy articles
Here you can find all our articles on international democracy (as in outside the United States). The progress of world democracy, pro-democracy protest movements, and the struggle of political dissidents will be covered here. There will be no question over whether democracy is for everyone! You should also check out our main section on World Democracy with links to our broader website.
Hong Kong protest policing has not been the best due to police brutality. HWR has called on Hong Kong Police to exercise restraint in on-going protests.
Two academics think that the best way to curb China’s sharp power is through a transatlantic partnership between Europe and the United States of America.
Yascha Mounk argues that it is important to pay attention the sustainability of legitimacy when looking at the extent to which tyrants can survive.
Gone are the days when conspiracionists had to find evidence and contort it to convince people. Now, under the new conspiracism, just malevolence is needed.
President Macron will seek to persuade Putin next week to resume peace talks with Ukraine after its new president offered an olive branch.
There was an interesting article at Democracy Digest. Using India, it addresses attacks on democracy from the perspective of the personalisation of power..
Of foreign policy tools, supporting democracy abroad is one of the least costly and most effective contributions a country can make to resist bad actors.
On street liberalism, Gideon Rachman argues that events in Moscow and Hong Kong show how single-grievance protests can evolve into wider movements.
In recent Moscow democracy protests, thousands, in one of Russia’s largest demonstrations and new challenge to Putin, decry barring of independents in poll.