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Freedom a casualty of Covid-19 pandemic: Biggest news story ever?

     

Is the Covid pandemic the biggest news story ever? the Economist asks. Measures imposed by governments to fight the Covid-19 pandemic have squeezed civil liberties worldwide, with authoritarian regimes seeking… Read more »

Covid-19 pandemic highlights democratic deficits (and resilience)

     

More than six in 10 countries around the world have adopted measures during the Covid-19 pandemic that threaten democracy or human rights, a report by the Stockholm-based democracy institute International… Read more »

COVID-19 and democracy: Can parliaments come to the rescue?

     

Can parliaments learn from the past six months to become stronger and more effective institutions that impose checks and balances on executive powers to better serve the people? analysts ask… Read more »