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Emergency measures to curtail the coronavirus pandemic took tolls on democratic freedoms around the world last year, with setbacks in the West even as some Asian countries made progress, a… Read more »
Experts say the weekend protests in Russia, mainly in support of arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny but also attracting members of the public angry at corruption and injustices in Russia,… Read more »
President Joe Biden may be obliged to accept that the days of US co-operation with China are waning and prepare to set about protecting the west’s democracy while there is… Read more »
Have the United States’ democratic bona fides dimmed? In China, the Capitol siege has provided a boost to the ruling Communist Party, which has long warned citizens that democracy is… Read more »
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National Endowment for Democracy (NED) vacancies include: Program Officer, Eastern Europe (Belarus) Program Officer, Southeast Europe (Albania & Kosovo) Program Officer, Middle East and North Africa (Turkey) Senior Manager, Eurasia (South… Read more »
\ Venezuela’s parliamentary elections, scheduled for 6 December, will renew its National Assembly for a five-year term. But since 2015, the regime has become less evenhanded when it comes to… Read more »
The latest wave of arrests of human rights activists in an unprecedented crackdown on civil society and political dissent overseen by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi may be a pre-emptive move in… Read more »
In 1998, then-US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright famously defined the United States as “the indispensable nation,” notes Ana Palacio, a former minister of foreign affairs of Spain and a visiting lecturer at… Read more »