The social climate barometer points to a stormy 2020 that can only be confronted through social action, but there are protocols to follow to be effective.
Protests articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political protests are a human right, political right and civil liberty to come together and collectively express, promote, pursue and defend common interest. Today, pro-democracy protests are under threat. Also take a look at our articles on the Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Turkey, and the Tea Party.
Ashley Quarcoo, an international development practitioner, probes Sudan’s trajectory to transition to democracy and possible inhibiting factors.
Latest World Politics Review details how Russia and China are sowing division and gaining influence in Czech politics using “sharp power”.
It has been a year of protest — from Hong Kong to Bolivia, and from France to Lebanon. Few parts of the world were spared significant protests in 2019.
There is a conflation of honeymoon and change in post-Biya predictions. The caste State also says why ceteris paribus such change is unlikely in Cameroon.
An article in Democracy Digest argues that Iran’s totalitarianism when combined with a weak civil society constitutes a recipe for ‘social explosion’.
President Trump was right to promulgate The Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019. China’s growing influence has come with a lack of democratic principles.
Al-Bashir’s lenient 2-year sentence to a “reform” facility leaves him at large for more egregious crimes including years of mass murder with impunity.
Iraqi protesters have now made sacrifices in large numbers to voice their dissent against the government and they still refuse to back down.
Military pressure leading to Bolivia’s Evo Morales’ exit from power highlights what appears to be a growing coup temptation in Latin America.