The latest from Freedom House:

A refugee influx, economic concerns, and disaffection with established parties created an opening for xenophobic nationalists.

While murders are unusual, Malta’s journalists have faced a number of other constraints on their work.

El Consejo Nacional Electoral declaro la victoria del presidente Maduro y el Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV), con 17 de 23 gobernadores en las elecciones del pasado domingo.

El comportamiento ilegal del Consejo Nacional Electoral (CNE) en las elecciones de gobernadores en Venezuela dejo clausura de colegios electorales en áreas con mayorías opositoras y obligo a residentes que viajaran largas distancias para poder votar.

Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be worth saving.

Ukraine detains an Azerbaijani journalist, Fikrat Huseynli, after a “Red Notice” is requested by the government of Azerbaijan.

Venezuela's National Electoral Council declared President Maduro's win of 17 out of 23 governorships in Sunday's regional elections.