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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. 

Anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin.

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

Gina S. Lentine

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

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

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.

The following countries are among those that may be approaching important turning points in their democratic trajectory, according to the latest Freedom in the World report.

Law enforcement authorities should immediately release the 29 women detained for removing their headscarves in protest of a discriminatory compulsory hijab law.

Dokhi Fassihian
Theo Wilson

Tunisia’s leaders, particularly President Essebsi, have relied on self-serving political consensus that has slowed democratic reforms and exposed the gap between citizens and government.

ilgar mammadov

Photo Credit: Council of Europe. 

If the authorities in Baku continue to ignore court orders to release an opposition politician, Azerbaijan could face expulsion from the 47-member organization.

One of the country’s most respected graduate centers faces closure due to an investigation whose motivations remain murky.

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