Tag Archives: Carl Gershman

Democracy ‘is on the ropes’: Democracy Promotion in a Challenging World

     

The U.S. should do more to boost the struggling state of democracy in countries around the world, lawmakers from both parties said at a Capitol Hill hearing Thursday, the Washington… Read more »

China must account for ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen massacre

     

The United States urged China to account for the “ghosts’” of a crackdown on student-led pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989 as tens of thousands in… Read more »

Mustafa Dzhemilev’s unwavering determination to defend Crimean Tatars’ rights

     

  Two traumatic events, 70 years apart, frame the life and struggles of Mustafa Dzhemilev, according to National Endowment for Democracy President Carl Gershman. The first was Stalin’s forced deportation… Read more »

Illiberal Poland the ‘gravest challenge’ to European democracy – and Kolakowski’s vision

     

  Poland represents the gravest illiberal challenge to European democracy, says the Economist: Since taking office in 2015 the nationalist Law and Justice (PiS) party has stacked the courts, skewed… Read more »