There are those who think that on-going electoral campaigns expose serious threats to Tunisia’s young democracy. A really interesting perspective disagrees.
Middle East articles on Democracy Chronicles
View news about the struggle for democracy in the troubled Middle East where vast cultural change and persistent political violence cry out for democracy. Also see our World Democracy section and our articles on the ongoing Arab Spring.
Iran’s judiciary is dramatically increasing the costs of peaceful dissent in Iran,Since July 31, revolutionary courts have sentenced at least 13 activists.
Polarization is tearing democracies around the world from Brazil, India, and Kenya, to Poland, Turkey, and US. Article looks at how to counter this dynamic.
Transgender women in Lebanon face systemic violence and discrimination, Human Rights Watch, Helem, and MOSAIC said in a report and video released today.
Dozen of Bidun activists detained in Kuwait since July 2019 began a hunger strike on August 22 to protest human rights violations against themselves
Is democracy promotion a core element of America’s foreign policy identity? Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice believes so.
The Iraqi government is denying thousands of children whose parents have a perceived Islamic State affiliation of their right to access an education
Britain’s populist conservative leader Boris Johnson’s parliamentary prorogation move over Brexit basically undermines the country’s unparalleled democracy.
The prevailing takeaway from this year’s G7 summit was that it resulted in little progress on many of problems while potraying Trump as Putin’s puppet.
Populists in government can erode the institutional checks on executive power necessary for durable democracy, previously resilient advanced democracies.