System to monitor and document human rights violations in North Korea, particularly crimes against humanity
Asia articles on Democracy Chronicles
View news about the struggle for democracy on the continent of Asia where giants of China and India hover large. Asia represents a huge portion of the human race where both some of the best and worst governments coexist. Also see our World Democracy section!
Proposals put forward by Burma’s government to add further restrictions to a controversial assembly law
Indonesia is battling a wave of fake news and online hate speech ahead of presidential elections in 2019
Citizens across China are being corralled into cinemas to watch a propaganda film extolling Xi Jinping
Every living former head of state has now been convicted, charged or investigated for criminal offences
China’s censors are scrambling after social media frenzy unleashed by a journalist’s reaction to a softball question
An increased crackdown on dissent at the top echelon of power will curb any chance of a successor
Many journalists, politicians and analysts in China and abroad had high expectations for the leader
The people are the new judges, and the judges are the new generals, but what about the generals, the actual ones?
Hundreds of pro-democracy Thais rallied in Bangkok to skewer the ruling junta with T-shirts, signs and speeches