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. 

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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. 

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

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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.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. © Dept. of Defense photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro/Released.

Weakening internet users’ privacy to aid law enforcement would likely do more harm than good.

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.

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