Category: Civil Society

‘Populist but not popular’: Poland’s illiberal regime on the rocks?

     

  After weeks of watching massive peaceful demonstrations against neighboring Belarus’s authoritarian regime, Poles have finally taken to the streets to confront their own illiberal government, says Sławomir Sierakowski, founder… Read more »

‘We failed to protect our best ones’: Activists killed in Kabul University attack

     

Human rights and democracy advocates are expressing sympathy and solidarity with Afghan civil society after at least three activists were killed in an Islamic State attack on Kabul University. Afghanistan… Read more »

Foreign interference watchdog would combat autocrats’ influence operations

     

With the Chinese Communist Party’s digital authoritarianism flourishing at home, Chinese-engineered digital surveillance and tracking systems are now being exported around the globe in line with China’s Cyber Superpower Strategy,… Read more »