In his first year as U.S. president, Donald Trump has regularly praised rulers known for their antidemocratic practices.

La democracia está bajo amenaza y en retroceso en todo el mundo, según Freedom in the World 2018, la última edición del informe anual sobre derechos políticos y libertades civiles.

 

A White House visit by a Central Asian ruler presents an opportunity for renewed U.S. leadership on democracy and human rights.

A lower court has rejected Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruling that the detention of journalists Şahin Alpay and Mehmet Altan violated their rights.

Chechen authorities are detaining Oyub Titiyev, the head of the Grozny office of the human rights group Memorial, for alleged drug-related crimes.

People gather to protest over high cost of living in Tehran, Iran on December 30, 2017. (Photo by Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

 

Citizens have long been excluded from policymaking, and they don’t like the results.

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Freedom House’s Freedom on the Net project has estimated the risk of restrictions on internet freedom during upcoming elections in selected countries.

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