The right-wing Alternative for Germany party has gained seats at the state level and is expected to enter the federal parliament for the first time this year.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Azerbaijan's detention of families of human rights activist.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Chinese authorities trying the activist Kwon Pyong for “inciting subversion of state power.”
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (S.417), introduced by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Tom Cotton (R-AR), reinstates an annual reporting requirement by the U.S. government on the state of civil liberties in Hong Kong
The Venezuelan government has ordered cable providers to take TV newsbroadcasts of CNN en Español off the air.
Recent U.S. moves toward a more traditional China policy are welcome, but not enough to meet the challenge from Beijing.
Mamay was arrested February 10 on charges of using his position at the Tribuna newspaper to launder money allegedly embezzled from BTA Bank by business tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov.