Cuban authorities refused to allow two former Latin American presidents to enter the country to attend a democracy-related award ceremony this week.

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson embarks on first trip to Sub-Saharan Africa as secretary, traveling to Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Nigeria starting March 6.

Vučić’s ruling SNS party didn't need dirty tricks to win Belgrade's elections — but, perhaps they thought it better to be safe than sorry.

Iran is detaining more than 4,000 protesters, hijab protesters, and members of minority groups.

Costa Rica’s National Restoration Party candidate for vice presidente is promising that an NRP-led government would work to exclude LGBT persons from senior government positions. 

mbeya urban jailed tanzania

Two Tanzanian opposition political leaders are sentenced to prison amidst growing concern for Tanzania's commitment to democracy and human rights. 

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The Bolshoy Moskvoretsky Bridge where Nemstov was killed in central Moscow. 

On Sunday, thousands of people turned out across Russia to commemorate the third anniversary of Boris Nemtsov’s assassination.

china president xi jinping

China’s Communist Party abolishes constitutional limits on presidential terms, clearing the way for President Xi Jinping to lead indefinitely and ending U.S. hopes for liberal change in China. 

fire 4vlada office ukraine civil soceity

Ряд підпалів, спрямованих проти громадських активістів, та викрадення комп’ютерного обладнання, яке необхідне для їх роботи, вимагає негайної реакції та розслідування від української влади.

fire civic activist group 4vlada

Anti-corruption and civic activists in Rivne experienced a series of attacks this week, contributing to an increasingly hostile environment in Ukraine for investigative journalists and local NGOs.

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