BANGKOK — The onetime civil servant’s crime was to share audio clips on social media that were deemed critical of Thailand’s monarchy. The sentence, handed…View More Woman Is Sentenced to 43 Years for Criticizing Thai Monarchy
WASHINGTON — The leader of the Proud Boys, a far-right group that has vocally supported President Trump’s efforts to overturn the election results, was arrested…View More Leader of Proud Boys, a Far-Right Group, Is Arrested as D.C. Braces for Protests
PARIS — The police cleared out a temporary migrant camp in central Paris, forcing people out of tents, chasing them in the streets and firing…View More Outcry in France After Police Clear Paris Migrant Camp
The offense involved one man, one piece of cardboard and one smiley face. On Monday, Jolovan Wham, a civil rights activist, was charged at a…View More It Was Just Him and His Smiley Face. He’s Charged With Illegal Assembly.
This year has brought a barrage of emergencies across the country that have required the National Guard — the coronavirus pandemic and hurricanes, wildfires and…View More National Guard Readies for Election Day Deployment
LA PAZ, Bolivia — As nationalism, misinformation and the pandemic have emerged as threats to democracy — and a presidential election has roiled the United…View More From Bolivia, Lessons for a Successful Election
PHILADELPHIA — Protesters looted stores and scuffled with police late Tuesday in a second night of street protests over the fatal police shooting of Walter…View More Philadelphia Protests Continue After Fatal Shooting by Police
BANGKOK — Protests in Thailand that began as a student-led revolt against the military’s influence on the classroom have ballooned to encompass a sweeping range…View More Bangkok Is Engulfed by Protests. What’s Driving Them?
BANGKOK — Thai authorities shut down parts of Bangkok’s commercial center and crippled public rail networks over the weekend in an effort to prevent young…View More ‘We Have to Speak Out’: Thai Students Defy Protest Ban
MOSCOW — A man who had been convicted of kidnapping was chosen to be the prime minister of Kyrgyzstan on Saturday after feuding politicians agreed…View More A Convicted Kidnapper Is Chosen to Lead Government of Kyrgyzstan
This is an article from World Review: The State of Democracy, a special section that examines global policy and affairs through the perspectives of thought…View More Opinion | Protest Movements Without a Public Face
ALGIERS — In a Moorish-style palace on the Algerian capital’s airy heights, the nation’s president proclaimed a new day for his country, saying it was…View More Hopes Fade for New Political Course in Algeria a Year After Popular Uprising
One year ago, an important political anniversary in China was met with chaotic demonstrations in Hong Kong. This year, police quickly silenced expressions of dissent.…View More On China’s National Day, Hong Kong Police Quash Protests
MINSK, Belarus — In a show of might, security forces in Belarus on Saturday arrested hundreds of women taking part in a protest march against…View More Hundreds of Women Arrested at Protest in Belarus