Zhang Zhan, Vaclav Havel, and ‘picking quarrels’

This week, the Chinese citizen journalist Zhang Zhan was sentenced to four years in prison after having been detained in May on charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.” Zhang’s crime: being one of the ....

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The US is confronting Nicaragua’s dictator(s) without a game plan

Nicaraguans continue to struggle under the oppressive yoke of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo’s regime. The ruling couple’s terrifying human rights abuses continue unabated, and the regime stands out for its negligent response to the ....

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