fire civic activist group 4vlada

Anti-corruption and civic activists in Rivne experienced a series of attacks this week, contributing to an increasingly hostile environment in Ukraine for investigative journalists and local NGOs.

Mobile repair and recharging shop in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. 

 

Thousands of Rohingya refugees are denied internet access because Bangladesh requires mobile users to register with their national identity documents.

Turkey convicted six journalists of attempting to overturn the constitutional order, and given aggravated life sentences.

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as president of South Africa by the National Assembly, following resignation of Jacob Zuma. 

Ethiopia's government released more than 700 political prisoners, in a historic move towards democratic governance. 

Anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin.

Anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin, August 2017. © Hromadske Radio

Two bills backed by President Poroshenko are part of a broader attack on civil society groups dedicated to fighting corruption.

united states trump administration budget 2019

President Trump's Fiscal Year 2019 budget request proposes to cut funding for democracy programs, which will have harmful effects on human rights and security around the globe.

Research & Reports

Explore Our Signature Reports

Recent Reports