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This year, for the first time in history, women in every country will have the right to vote; Saudi Arabia ended its status as the final holdout by granting women the right to campaign for office and vote in municipal elections later this year. But it is still critical for the United States and others who work to build democracy around the world to focus on advancing women's political participation.

In the parallel universe of Russian propaganda, Ukraine is overrun by fascists, the Central Intelligence Agency shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Donbass and Sen.

Internet freedom is coming under increasing pressure across East Asia, but China’s influence has its limits. 


The international community must challenge Ethiopia’s oppressive regime by funding local human rights and democracy groups. 

By imposing consequences on individual abusers, the Global Magnitsky Act would force authoritarian rulers into a difficult choice: either to protect the most repugnant officials or cut them loose. 

Congress should fix AGOA’s weaknesses when it reauthorizes the trade deal this year.

El 18 de Enero de este año apareció muerto en su apartamento el fiscal argentino Alberto Nisman, quien tenía a su cargo la investigación en torno al atentado a la Asociación Mutual Israelita Argent


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