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#MejorDesnudosQue: Better Naked Than

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 06.06.2014 | World
Yoani Sanchez

What is shameful is these others, hiding behind their uniforms, trappings, the military ranks they awarded to themselves. They should be embarrassed to be hiding under the dishonorable garb of their fear.

Exporting Repression

Freedom House | Posted 05.26.2013 | World
Freedom House

by Daniel Calingaert Executive Vice President Authoritarian regimes around the world are exporting their worst practices and working together to re...

Human Rights Council Elections: Pander Time

Aaron Rhodes | Posted 01.15.2013 | World
Aaron Rhodes

It is painfully clear that Western states are allowing themselves to be held hostage to dictatorships promoting a watered-down human rights doctrine.

Accountability Beyond Rhetoric

Ziad J. Asali, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ziad J. Asali, M.D.

Corruption is a threat to national security and not just a financial crime. We should not be the world's policeman, nor should we be the dictator's patron.

Attack the Cyberwalls!: The Internet Is the Pathway to Democracy in Places Like Iran

Sen. Arlen Specter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sen. Arlen Specter

The walls used by 21st century tyrannies to control their citizens are increasingly electronic rather than physical. American interests will be powerfully advanced in finding ways to breach those walls.