US President-elect Joe Biden said Wednesday that Americans “won’t stand” for the results of the November 3 election not being honored.
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy lawmakers said Wednesday they would all quit in protest at the ousting of four of their colleagues by the city’s pro-Beijing authorities.
“The only way we’re going to lose this election is if the election is rigged.”
The family of slain transgender Jennifer Laude has denounced President Rodrigo Duterte’s absolute pardon to United States Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton.
The White House on Monday urged Russia to “respect” sovereignty and democracy in neighboring Belarus where strongman President Alexander Lukashenko faces mass demonstrations calling for new elections.
Hong Kong media mogul Jimmy Lai, one of the city’s most vocal Beijing critics, was among seven people arrested Monday under a new national security law, deepening a crackdown on democracy supporters.
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 activists fleeing overseas.
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.
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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.