Freedom House, the George W. Bush Institute, the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement today announced a project aimed at rebuilding strong bipartisan, public support in defense of democracy at home and abroad.

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A refugee influx, economic concerns, and disaffection with established parties created an opening for xenophobic nationalists.

The detention of Osman Kavala is a significant escalation in the Turkish government’s assault on civil society and media.

Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist who was killed by a car bomb. The Malta Independent.

While murders are unusual, Malta’s journalists have faced a number of other constraints on their work.

Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be worth saving.

Ukraine detains an Azerbaijani journalist, Fikrat Huseynli, after a “Red Notice” is requested by the government of Azerbaijan.

Dr. Rajiv Shah, left, USAID administrator speaks with Ethiopian Prime Minister H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn in 2014. (© Flickr USAID)

Addis Ababa has halted a human rights resolution in the House by threatening to break off security cooperation with the United States.

Venezuela's National Electoral Council declared President Maduro's win of 17 out of 23 governorships in Sunday's regional elections. 

In this issue: New innovations in censorship, Hong Kong campus tensions, and how Communist Party influence is undermining freedom in key democracies and the United Nations

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