State Department’s 2019 Country Human Rights Report shows deterioration in respect for human rights globally but, Iran, China and Venezuela in particular.
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A coalition of rights-oriented groups says the South Korean government should re-engage on promoting accountability for human rights abuses in North Korea.
Is China pursuing a grand strategy to systematically proliferate digital authoritarian tools? Its efforts vary by country, local context, and interests.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin is denying that he’s planning to retain his grip on power when he relinquishes his country’s presidency in 2024.
Taiwan’s voters rebuked China’s rising authoritarianism Saturday by re-electing President Tsai Ing-wen, who vowed to preserve the island’s sovereignty.
Lowy Institute argues that Taiwan’s election this weekend might be the most consequential for 2020, not US presidential election at the end of the year.
Latest World Politics Review details how Russia and China are sowing division and gaining influence in Czech politics using “sharp power”.
DW reported detention and disappearance of dozen or more lawyers and activists in final days of 2019 as part of Chinese government’s end of year crack-down.
Public confidence in the 2016 election outcome rests largely on the belief that the Russian hackers were blocked before they could alter votes.
A new intercontinental weapon that can fly 27 times the speed of sound became operational Friday, Russia’s defense minister reported to President Putin.