Freedom at Issue: Insights on the global struggle for democracy | Freedom House

Freedom at Issue:

Insights on the global struggle for democracy

Recent developments shed light on the phenomenon’s immediate and long-term implications.

Conditions are deteriorating in Tanzania, but Ethiopia shows that this may only be the beginning.

Під тиском влади та праворадикальних сил громадські активісти гуртуються для захисту їхньої життєво важливої роботи.

Under pressure from the government and right-wing thugs, civic activists are banding together to protect their vital work.

© Los Borbones Son Unos Ladrones

Vague bans on glorification of terrorism and insulting the monarchy have ensnared a growing number of artists and social media users.

© Dorin Nicolaescu-Musteață

Democracy is under threat worldwide due to waning information integrity, but civil society can counter media manipulation without violating fundamental freedoms.

His many ribbon-cutting appearances boost his image ahead of an April 11 election. Sort of.

Authoritarian powers that are fundamentally hostile to democracy cannot be ignored or appeased.

© European Union 2012 EP/Pietro Naj-Oleari

The prime minister’s speeches return again and again to certain favorite themes.

Can you distinguish the ruthless, quasi-medieval realm of Westeros from some of the real world’s most troubled countries?

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