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How dissent singles citizens out for harassment and discrimination.
Despite elections, real political change remains as far away as ever.
Everybody will end up losing if hate speech is left unchecked.
Many citizens appear paralyzed in the face of so many confusing choices.
Initial moves towards reform have not convinced observers that the new leader will end a quarter of a century of dictatorial rule.
30 Nov 15
Police try to engineer Soviet-style forcible confinement in psychiatric hospital.
15 Nov 15
Press freedom cannot exist in a totalitarian system, and Cuba is no exception.
12 Oct 15
He was a dreamer, but with perfect faith that his dreams could come true.
25 Sep 15
Many of the current legislators are likely to make it into the next parliament, even if they have shifted party allegiance.
13 Jul 15
Virtually no efforts are taking place to counter violent extremism through civil society engagement in the country.
10 Jul 15
"Never again" does not mean much when divisions remain so deep.
13 May 15
After shooting down protesters in 2005, Uzbekistan’s government concluded that repression works, that historical truth can be suppressed, and that no one will really care in the long run.
1 Apr 15
Russian authorities close ATR television station as arrests and searches continue.
22 Dec 14
A proper federal structure might rationalise an over-complex system of governance, but neither institutional change nor EU accession is enough to fix Bosnia's problems.
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