Human rights and civil society organizations request urgent international investigations into severe abuses including the unlawful detainment of Turkic Muslims in Xinjiang, China.
Freedom House calls on authorities to immediately release Maria Ressa, drop all related charges filed against her and other Rappler reporters.
Ethiopia's new law is the Ahmed administration's first major reform measure taken towards ensuring a more open operating environment for civil society.
Challenges to American democracy are testing the stability of its constitutional system and threatening to undermine political rights and civil liberties worldwide, according to the latest edition of Freedom in the World.
Aided by weak regional oversight, the president may be getting away with a power grab.