Dozens of mostly young Thais wearing striped "Harry Potter" scarves rallied Monday against the government, vowing to "cast a spell" for democracy as the nascent movement grows increasingly bold in targeting the powerful elite.
Hong Kong's democracy supporters were dealt a huge blow Friday as authorities postponed local elections for a year because of the coronavirus, capping a devastating month of political disqualifications, arrests for social media posts and…
China's parliament approved plans Thursday to impose a security law on Hong Kong that critics say will eradicate the city's promised freedoms.
Coco Martin's tirades against the government only showed that democracy has never been more alive in the Philippines, Malacañang said.
Hillary Clinton on Monday denounced President Donald Trump as a "danger to democracy" and defended her scathing comments about former rival and Democratic primary frontrunner Bernie Sanders.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday emphasized that the issue of ABS-CBN’s franchise was not purely a press freedom issue, as he reiterated his complaints about the network’s alleged biases in its coverage of previous elections.
Warlords have "no place" in a democracy.
Governments around the world are increasingly using social media to manipulate elections and monitor their citizens, in a worrisome trend for democracy, a human rights watchdog said Tuesday.
Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong was barred Tuesday from standing in upcoming local elections after months of huge and frequently violent protests in the city.
The men jumped Stanley Ho without warning, smashing both his hands with metal rods -- one of multiple recent attacks against prominent Hong Kong pro-democracy figures that activists have dubbed a "white terror".
1-Pacman party-list Rep. Mikee Romero on Sunday hailed former Senate President Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel Jr. as a “perfectionist for freedom and democracy.”
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Monday said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo was wrong in saying that the declaration of martial was a tool to save democracy, as he argued that it did the opposite.
Bayan Muna chairman Neri Colmenares and Bayan Muna Rep. Eufemia Cullamat on Monday reacted strongly against Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo's statement that martial law is a tool to save democracy.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday vowed to prevent the emergence of any mass demonstrations in Moscow like the "yellow vest" anti-government protests that erupted in France late last year.
Rookie House legislators take crash course in Lawmaking 101
He only discovered Spain when he was 10, was picked by dictator Francisco Franco to succeed him but instead steered his country to democracy. On Sunday, former king Juan Carlos I retires from public life.
As the country marks the 77th "Araw ng Kagitingan" today, President Rodrigo Duterte urged the Filipino people to continue defending the Philippines sovereignty and democracy.
Is Facebook trying to sabotage the administration by taking down pages and accounts linked to President Rodrigo Duterte and his allies? A netizen thinks so.
Billionaire investor George Soros on Thursday said Chinese President Xi Jinping was "the most dangerous enemy"
Cambodia's strongman leader Hun Sen lashed out at Western governments for pushing "democracy and human rights" on his country, capping off a tumultuous political year with a fiery speech on Saturday.
Senator Franklin Drilon: We in the Senate of the Philippines will protect our democracy
Beijing wants to have Mao Zedong's Mausoleum and Tiananmen Square, powerful and controversial symbols of Chinese communist might, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, official media reported on Thursday.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen called on the international community to "constrain" China by standing up for freedoms, casting her island's giant neighbour as a global threat to democracy.
The UN's top expert on extreme poverty warned Thursday that contemptful and cruel US policies towards the poor were disenfranchising millions, posing a threat to democracy in the country.