Freedom at Issue:

Insights on the global struggle for democracy

December 2016

Credit: Ernie/Flickr

Sarah Cook

2016 has been a particularly bad year for non-state controlled media outlets in China.

KOD demonstration in Warsaw against surveillance law and recent government policies. Credit: Grzegorz Żukowski.

 
Zselyke Csaky

Law and Justice has run amok with its parliamentary majority, but the people are pushing back.

President Juan Manuel Santos

President Juan Manuel Santos.

The end of the left-wing insurgency could deprive other violent actors of cover and impunity for their attacks on human rights activists.