This November, Myanmar will stage nationwide elections. These elections are being hailed as a milestone in Myanmar’s history – a symbol of just how far we have come in fulfilling the promise of democratic transition.
Last week, on 17 September, armed men charged into Marfa Rabkova’s apartment in Minsk, seizing her computer, whatever cash they could find and taking her to the Akrestsina detention centre. Marfa already knew it well.
Attorney General William Barr has ransacked another longstanding Department of Justice policy, caused another respected career prosecutor to resign and made another baldly political gesture in the service of President Donald Trump’s personal agenda,
Seven political parties, which were part of the democratic process in Jammu and Kashmir for years, have come together to work for restoration of its statehood and special status in the Constitution of India.
The morning after a landmark and taboo-busting day of protest in Thailand, pro-democracy demonstrators made one of their most provocative moves against the government.
What can you really say about Marjorie Taylor Greene? For those new to this story, Greene is the 46-year-old conservative who in November was elected to represent Georgia’s 14th congressional district, which covers a chunk of territory in the state’s northwest.
As we turn the page to new political leadership, it will be tempting to treat what happened in the past four years as a bad dream. We can’t allow that to happen. Our four-year exposure to an increasingly viral demagoguery demonstrates that those who seek power
I have never considered President Joe Biden a thinker of big ideas. Former President Barack Obama, sure. Biden, not so much. But in his news conference last week,
Every passing year brings fresh evidence of decline in India’s human rights standards. In the Human Freedom Index of 2020 India was at the 111th place among 162 countries. In the 2019 index India’s rank was 94. The HF index, published annually by American