Belarusians’ fight for independence, according to Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, is a microcosm of authoritarianism vs democracy globally.
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Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya became the face of Belarus’ pro-democracy campaign after her husband, a majoropposition figure was jailed.
On September 26th Germany will hold its parliamentary elections and Merkel will step down. How will the next Chancellor be elected?
Lukashenko’s crackdown on democracy protests in Belarus has led to thousands of dissidents fleeing to neighboring countries.
Belarusian authorities raid independent newsrooms and human rights organizations, imprisoning journalists for their activities.
While the world was distracted with COVID-19 democracy was quietly being attacked globally such as in Hungary, Brazil, Belarus, China.
Journalists are not safe even in Europe. Popular Dutch crime journalists Peter R de Vries, 64, was shot minutes after leaving a TV studio.
Italy’s Senate voted on Thursday to reduce the age at which citizens are allowed to vote for senators in the country from 25 to 18.
It will be difficult to defeat Viktor Orbán, but it will be even more difficult to reverse Hungary’s democratic collapse, which Orbán oversaw.
Highest court in Belarus convicted an aspiring rival to the nation’s authoritarian president on corruption charges rejected as politically motivated.