Tag: Bureau of Democracy

Supporting a United Ukraine

     

President Petro Poroshoenko and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the two candidates in Ukraine’s runoff presidential election, face off in an official debate in Kiev on Friday (RFE/RL:CFR). The vote will be… Read more »

Vietnam’s ‘digital dictatorship’ seeks to silence dissidents

     

The European Union (EU) must urge Vietnam to end its ongoing crackdown on peaceful dissent, repeal its repressive laws, and immediately release all political prisoners, according to human rights groups,… Read more »

Cuba’s leaders adopt social media, not democracy

     

Cuba‘s Communist regime is tweeting, but that does not mean it is more tolerant of dissent, despite attempts to cultivate on-line dialogue with citizens, the Economist reports: Lately, though, the… Read more »

Strengthening local independent media in Belarus

     

Interested in strengthening local independent media in Belarus, aka ‘Europe’s last dictatorship’? The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for… Read more »

Inclusive, rights-respecting governance in Libya?

     

Interested in promoting inclusive and rights-respecting governance in Libya? The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking proposals with the objective of preventing… Read more »