Switzerland is the only country in the world where the participatory method is applied as a binding rule, according to the Italian research group Politis.
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Biya, who at 89 will notch[ed] up 40 years in power [last] Sunday, [becoming] one of the world’s longest-serving leaders thanks to iron-fisted rule.
France’s arms industry has long armed authoritarian regimes like in Egypt and Saudi Arabia and is now setting sights on Europe due to the war in Ukraine.
Universities in Iran have turned into a battleground between authorities and student demonstrators. The latest protests mirror earlier generations.
It is ill-advised to organize a political election via the Internet. That is the conclusion reached by the research team of Bernard van Gastel.
China has established dozens of “overseas police stations” in nations around the world that activists fear could be used to track and harass dissidents.
People protested in front of government buildings in a north-west Iranian city after one of the biggest nights yet of demonstrations.
The 2,300 members of the Communist Party present – and all of China – will be required to applaud Xi as he embarks on a third term of office.
About 50 people were killed in violence that broke out as hundreds took to the streets to demand a quicker transition to democratic rule.
Investigative journalist Wang Zhi’an once exposed corruption, land seizures, and medical malpractice, with millions of viewers and a powerful platform.