Category: Middle East/North Africa

Corruption in the spotlight as anti-graft efforts are stalled

     

  Former Portuguese MEP Ana Gomes and campaigning Afghan newspaper Etilaat Roz (above) are among the shortlisted candidates for Transparency International’s 2020 Anti-Corruption Award. The Anti-Corruption Award honors remarkable organizations and… 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 »