Category: World Movememt for Democracy

Human rights advocate killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

     

  Democracy and human rights advocates are mourning the loss of Josefin Ekermann from the East Africa Regional Office of Civil Rights Defenders, the Stockholm-based  international human rights group. Three Austrian physicians. The… Read more »

Serbia convicts youth activist critics of war criminals

     

Serbia’s Misdemeanor Appellate Court has confirmed an earlier ruling against eight Youth Initiative for Human Rights (YIHR) activists for “disturbing public peace” during an event in Beska in January 2017,… Read more »

Democratic regression requires ‘strategic targeting’ of democracy promotion resources

     

The global democratic regression is leading to a reconsideration of advancing democracy as a strategic objective of U.S. foreign policy, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Research Service. “To the… Read more »

The hard edge of China’s soft power exposed

     

  Australia is reviewing its espionage laws and banning foreign political donations over concerns that China is buying influence by using rich businessmen to funnel millions of dollars in donations… Read more »

Global job opportunities

     

National Endowment for Democracy Program Officer, Global Senior Program Officer, China Assistant to the Vice Presidents, Regional Programs Research Associate- RF Fellows Program Program Officer, China Assistant Program Officer, West… Read more »

Hong Kong: Student Protest Leaders Sentenced

     

  Three student leaders in Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, who led mass rallies and sit-ins in 2014, have been sentenced, the BBC reports: Joshua Wong, who became the teenage face… Read more »