Barred from the polls, well-known communist, Pavel Grudinin, will not be running for the lower house of the Russian Duma on Saturday.
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Myanmar’s military has declared war on medics who were among the first and most vocal opponents of the February takeover.
A dozen Thai pro-democracy student activists were charged with royal defamation over demands last year for reforming the monarchy.
Myanmar’s democracy advocates have set fire to the ASEAN flag in protest of regional leaders’ failure to condemn the February 1 coup.
Given the frenzy of activities against dissidents, it’s been a depressing couple of weeks for proponents of human rights in Vietnam.
A major expert questions what the imprints of Bangladesh’s leaders are, how motivating they are, and what lessons have been learned.
Protests erupted in India’s Parliament Tuesday as legislators accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of spying on opponents.
Since 2014, the simple brolly has been an emblem of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests, first used as a method of speech.
Hong Kong’s civil liberties are at risk, with free speech stifled and police given the power to arrest people who oppose the government.
Booksellers at Hong Kong’s annual book fair have indulged in self-censorship, offering a reduced selection of “politically sensitive” books.