"Don't hesitate in putting sanctions on the cronies of the regime, on the wallet of the regime, to stop this violence as soon as possible," Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya said.
If President Joe Biden hopes to succeed with the agenda that the American people voted for and desperately need, he must abandon political caution and use all of the tools and power of the presidency to do what's right for Americans.
Somaliland has proven during 30 years of independence the power of democracy in an unsettled world.
Australian universities have failed to protect students' academic freedoms, the report found.
I am for the Island joining the Union, but not for silencing the voices of those who feel differently.
In the aftermath of a disastrous defeat in a war with Azerbaijan last autumn, Robert Kocharyan, the country's authoritarian second president, has emerged as the main contender against Nikol Pashinyan, the embattled leader of Armenia's "Velvet Revolution" and the acting prime minister.
"Today's Hong Kong feels unfamiliar and leaves us speechless. It feels as though we are powerless to stop the regime from exercising its power as it pleases," the Apple Daily newspaper said in a letter.
A new survey spanning 16 nations and regions, most of them U.S. allies, has shown the country's global image rebounded after President Joe Biden succeeded former President Donald Trump, but not a single country believed the United States any longer constituted a good example for democracy.
In this shameful era, Republican senators were more united in their opposition to voting rights than Democratic senators were in their support for them.
The law, which passed by a 40-2 vote, allows the city's national security department to run background checks on potential candidates and sets up a committee to ensure that the candidates are "patriotic."
Kazakhstan is truly committed to democratization and political reforms, which means we remain a trusted partner for the United States, the European Union and the wider international community.
Cheney vowed to "restore" the Republican Party's character in the wake of Trump's continued election conspiracies and fanatical supporters lingering in the GOP.
Justice James Maxwell dissented from a Mississippi Supreme Court decision that invalidated a voter-approved medical marijuana ballot initiative on Friday, writing that the ruling also "judicially kills Mississippi's citizen initiative process."
"A decent man as president, a plan to protect us, it feels almost normal, but it's not," warns the latest Lincoln Project ad.
Only 42 percent of Republicans believe President Joe Biden respects democratic institutions.
If the 2020 election taught us anything, it's that our democratic system is more fragile and more in need of reform than we thought.
The U.S. has been ranked in the second tier of democracies since 2016. Norway came top in the global index.
With an increased focus on the United States, Graphika, a social media analyst firm, predicted "Spamouflage" could "continue the drumbeat of confrontation" between China and the U.S.
Nobody in the world who values human rights and the rule of law likes what is going on in the streets of Myanmar's capital city right now.
Pompeo and the Trump administration continue to claim voter fraud and reject the outcome of America's own much-vaunted democratic process.
"The idea that he continues to tell his supporters that the only reason he may have lost this election is because of fraud is an absolutely disgraceful, un-American thing to do," said the Vermont senator.
In effect, Beijing, for all intents and purposes, ended representative governance in Hong Kong on Wednesday.