Slain journalist Ben Khalifa, captured Libya’s turmoil as ferocious militias fight for control as well as humanitarian tragedy of waves of people fleeing.
Political Dissidents articles on Democracy Chronicles
In this political dissidents section, DC highlights people who actively challenge established dictatorships, putting their lives on the line for democracy. Also see our entire section on the Political Dissidents who fight dictators around the world or our main section on World Democracy.
A new academic paper from University of California, Santa Barbara is quite unique in that the product is a mobile app for political dissidents.
The Indian government intensified its harassment and at times prosecution of critics in 2018, Human Rights Watch said in its World Report 2019.
Martin Luther King Jr. who embodied the civil rights movement, was assassinated more than 50 years ago on April 4, 1968. Some key facts about him here.
Sudanese-American politician, Rudwan Dawod who organized protests in Sudan goes missing Friday, two days after disappearing on streets of capital, Khartoum.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration heightened its repression in 2018, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2019.
Hundreds arrested during the anti protests in Zimbabwe as the United Nations urged an end to a brutal security crackdown and an internet blackout.
Zimbabwe police arrested pastor and political activist Evan Mawarire at his home in capital Harare as anti-government strike entered third and final day.
China executes thousands yearly but true number is state secret according to Amnesty International report looking at capital punishment around world.
Since Russia’s occupation of Crimea, authorities have engaged in relentless persecution of Crimean Tatars and others critical of Russia.