Sri Lanka’s leadership openly practices nepotism. Demonstrations in recent months have openly demanded an end to the practice.
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A postponement of Indonesia’s next elections as proposed by President Joko Widodo advisors could be harmful the country’s democracy.
With youth activist Sarita Bartaula from Nepal hosting the event, participants vowed to continue the struggle for peace and democracy.
The presidential election in the Philippines is likely to elect the son of the country’s longtime dictator, end democracy in the country.
Although pinned on France, evidence led to the mysterious mercenaries of Russia’s Wagner Group in violations in Mali in recent weeks.
Moscow and Beijing are suddenly confronted with far more powerful and persistent forces and systems than they could have imagined.
China strongly censors speech. With developments in technology, Chinese citizens are finding ways to circumvent these limitations.
Famed investor Bill Browder believes Putin and oligarchs have stolen a trillion USD from the Russia people since the Soviet Union collapsed.
China, like Russia, is locked in an authoritarian feedback loop exposed by its worst governance crisis since the Cultural Revolution.
Four journalists of student-run internet platform DOXA were recently condemned to prison by Russian authorities. CPJ released a statement.