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November 2020

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November 25, 2020
In honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, the International Republican Institute (IRI) is spotlighting the work of the Quality of Life Association (QLA), as they lead the charge in promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities... Read More
November 24, 2020
The House Democracy Partnership (HDP) is a bipartisan commission of the U.S. House of Representatives that works directly with 21-partner parliaments around the world to support the development of effective, independent and responsive legislatures. HDP is... Read More
November 23, 2020
Since this post was originally published, protest remnants in Inner Mongolia have been purged by the Chinese government, while similar movements in Mongolia have lost steam. Although the CCP’s restrictive language policies in the IMAR have been implemented as intended, the demonstrations... Read More
November 20, 2020
This month, the Seoul Metropolitan Police charged nine activists from three North Korean human rights organizations with violating the Inter-Korean Exchange and Cooperation Act and other local laws by sending balloons filled with Bibles and anti-Kim Jong-Un regime leaflets across the North Korean... Read More
November 20, 2020
On November 8, citizens of Burma took to the polls in the country’s third general election since its transition to democracy in 2010. Despite the generally well-run election, Burma’s Union Election Commission (UEC) has faced sharp criticism regarding the lack of transparency in its decision-making... Read More
November 17, 2020
On November 15 Ukraine held runoff elections after the October 25 local elections, which served as a powerful reminder that Europe’s largest country remains on a democratic path, making progress in three key areas. First, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy successfully organized and oversaw elections... Read More
November 12, 2020
This fall ushered in Tunisia’s third government in less than a year, led by its eighth prime minister since the revolution in 2011. The new government now faces the massive task of managing COVID-19 while also addressing the country’s looming economic crisis. To add to these challenges, it will... Read More
November 10, 2020
As Ecuador prepares for presidential elections in February 2021, the ongoing fight against disinformation in the country will be key to ensuring voters make an informed decision next year and the integrity of the elections is protected. To provide Ecuadorians with fact-based, reliable reporting and... Read More
November 06, 2020
Este mes, Panamá conmemoró el 117 aniversario de su independencia de Colombia, una hazaña que fue asegurada en gran parte por la provincia de Colón y la población afrodescendiente  que detuvo el avance de las tropas colombianas. En honor al compromiso afro-panameño con la democracia de su país... Read More
November 06, 2020
This month, Panama commemorated the 117th anniversary of its independence from Colombia – a feat that was in large part secured by the province of Colón and the Afrodescendant population who halted the advance of Colombian troops. In honor of the Afro-Panamanian commitment to their country’s... Read More