President Mugabe’s long era of misrule is being replaced by military rule — which could be something that could be worse for both Zimbabwe and all of southern Africa. 

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen is dismantling Cambodia’s democracy, a process it is accelerating with the forced closure of Cambodia’s main opposition party and the silencing of critical voices.

Freedom House Expert Nate Schkennkan presented the following testimony to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe on November 15, 2017, detailing concerns about the rule of law in Turkey in the continued state of emergency in the aftermath of the 2016 coup attempt. 

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The absurd criminal charges announced last week represent an attack on the democratic values Kavala has worked to instill.

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In this issue: What the 19th Party Congress means for China’s media policy at home and abroad, latest surveillance and censorship innovations, and how Beijing’s investments are shaping African media.

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