The trend coincides with a global decline in democracy.
Recent arrests and harsh punishments call expectations of free and fair elections into question.
The Kremlin is attempting to rein in Russia’s disillusioned youth, but dissent will grow unless young people are granted an effective outlet to air their grievances to the state.
The junta wrote the rules for the recent elections, but it doesn’t seem to like the results.
Hundreds remain imprisoned from last year's deadly protests in Nicaragua.
Their demands are clear—a democratic Sudan under civilian leadership.
The government’s new bill adds to a regional pattern of online restrictions.