Mobile repair and recharging shop in a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh. 

 

Thousands of Rohingya refugees are denied internet access because Bangladesh requires mobile users to register with their national identity documents.

Anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin, August 2017. © Hromadske Radio.

Два законопроекти, підтримані Президентом Петром Порошенком, становлять собою лише частину більш широкого наступу на групи громадянського суспільства, які ведуть боротьбу з корупцією.

turkey journalists jailed

Turkey convicted six journalists of attempting to overturn the constitutional order, and given aggravated life sentences.

Anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin.

Anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin, August 2017. © Hromadske Radio

Two bills backed by President Poroshenko are part of a broader attack on civil society groups dedicated to fighting corruption.

Ethiopia's government released more than 700 political prisoners, in a historic move towards democratic governance. 

united states trump administration budget 2019

President Trump's Fiscal Year 2019 budget request proposes to cut funding for democracy programs, which will have harmful effects on human rights and security around the globe.

Law enforcement authorities should immediately release the 29 women detained for removing their headscarves in protest of a discriminatory compulsory hijab law.

Tunisia’s leaders, particularly President Essebsi, have relied on self-serving political consensus that has slowed democratic reforms and exposed the gap between citizens and government.

One of the country’s most respected graduate centers faces closure due to an investigation whose motivations remain murky.

Antidemocratic leaders share a propensity for using scapegoats to weaken their opponents and break constraints on their own power.

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