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Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov. (Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
3 Dec 20
The sector exists simply to idolise the president and serve the ruling class.
Carlos Manuel Álvarez. (Photo taken from his Facebook page)
30 Nov 20
The state steps up its assault and harassment of independent artists.
Demonstrators paste wishes on post-it notes on the "wish wall" in Tahrir Square on Nov. 22, 2019 in Baghdad, Iraq. (Photo: Erin Trieb/Getty Images)
30 Nov 20
Government poised to adopt far-reaching legislation on online expression.
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. (Photo: Press Office of the Government of Armenia)
16 Nov 20
The tactical flexibility and impressive self-confidence that fueled Pashinyan’s rise to power have become his biggest weaknesses.
An Armenian soldier stands in the trenches on a frontline position on October 20, 2020 near Aghdam, Nagorno-Karabakh. (Photo: Alex McBride/Getty Images)
2 Nov 20
Moscow’s role, as in other secessionist conflicts in the region, has been key.
Elene Khoshtaria with symbolical gesture in support of Georgians who lost their eye after being hit by rubber bullets during the brutal police crackdown of the peaceful protests on June 20, 2020. (Photo courtesy of E. Khoshtaria)
26 Oct 20
This vote is significant for the wider region and the whole of Europe.
Trang in Ho Chi Minh City in 2019.
7 Oct 20
Pham Doan Trang detained hours after the annual US-Vietnam Human Rights Dialogue.
1 Oct 20
How the arrogance of a ruling elite, determined to retain power, triggered public rage.
Protestors rally at the Michigan State Capitol. (Photo: Sarah Rice/Getty Images)
29 Sep 20
US politicians should take heed: fracturing a society is far easier than healing it.
President of Montenegro and ruler of the Democratic party of Socialists (DPS) Milo Djukanovic gives a speech to following the elections on August 30, 2020 in Podgorica, Montenegro. (Photo: Filip Filipovic/Getty Images)
21 Sep 20
Moscow is manipulating unresolved internal divisions to cement its own influence.