The International Forum for Democratic Studies @NEDemocracy is a leading center for thought & analysis on #democracy around the world.

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Joined April 2013
The Power 3.0 podcast is back! On monthly episodes, we’ll tackle some of the most pressing challenges to democracy and deepen our understanding of the modern authoritarian playbook. @JKGinDC breaks down what listeners can expect in our relaunch trailer 👇 power3point0.org/2022/09/06/…
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Weekend Read - 'Beef, Bible and Bullets: Brazil in the Age of Bolsonaro' by Richard Lapper @onLatinAmerica. Reviewed by @BrazilBrian 'Will Bolsonarismo Outlast Bolsonaro?' americasquarterly.org/articl…
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What better way to celebrate #InternationalPodcastDay than by tuning in to an episode of the Power 3.0 podcast? Browse our back catalog or listen to one of the following recommendations 👇
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New listener? Our relaunch trailer is a good place to start! A sneak peek into what to expect on our show: conversations with remarkable civil society activists, journalists, and researchers about the most pressing global challenges to democracy. power3point0.org/2022/09/06/…
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Privilege to contribute to @NEDemocracy forum on how has Beijing suppresed and influenced international responses to its repression of #Uyghurs in China and abroad. Grateful to expert contributors @AlexDukalskis @rockngo @nateschenkkan @meta_lab @wang_maya for their insights.
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Our #askalibrarian recommendation 'War in 140 Characters: How Social Media is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century' by @dpatrikarakos. Read a review: washingtonpost.com/outlook/i…
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Six experts explain how Beijing has suppressed and shaped the international community’s response to human rights abuses targeting the Uyghur community. @nuryturkel @AlexDukalskis @rockngo @nateschenkkan @meta_lab @wang_maya ned.org/the-big-question-how…
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#WM11Assembly will feature @anneapplebaum speaking on how we can fight for #democracy in a new era! Find out how to stream the event here: web.cvent.com/event/a03fecd1…
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In Venezuela, more than 1.5 million phone lines were affected by interceptions of communications in 2021. CIMA's latest blog post by @OpenNetGlobal leader @DavidAragort explores the massive scale of digital authoritarianism in Venezuela: cima.ned.org/blog/the-realit… #MediaDev
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Sham referenda and any attempted annexation of Ukrainian lands this week only further weakens all of Moscow’s claims including Crimea. Those tempted to turn a blind eye to Crimea now see the stark truth of Moscow’s brazen, fraudulent land grab of occupied peoples.
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🇨🇳 For over a decade, China has been working to build influence beyond its own borders. Through online disinformation and public diplomacy campaigns, Beijing has attempted to persuade and coerce governments, organizations, and media throughout Central and Eastern Europe.
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"After years of forced veiling, Iranian women are done letting the state decide who they are in society." Read @LadiKhanom on why Iran's women are risking everything for their freedom. buff.ly/3E3JFow
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Missed our #RUSITARIF policy brief or want to dive deeper into the #illicit finance threat to #democracy? Here are some good links👇👇
Recommended reading! We hosted a discussion on this issue with author @ChaseFinCrim—along with @OliverBullough and Adam M. Smith—earlier this year. Watch the full event (ned.org/events/the-corrosive…) or tune in to a podcast of the audio (rusi.org/podcasts/financial-…).
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"For the sake of democratic societies, a free press and access to trustworthy information must remain sacred." On #WorldNewsDay, revisit CIMA's blog by @DamonMacWilson and @benequista on why #JournalismMatters: cima.ned.org/blog/turning-th…
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The latest Big Question @ThinkDemocracy: @AlexDukalskis explains how Beijing suppressed international responses to its repression of Uyghurs. ⤵️
.@ThinkDemocracy asked: How has Beijing sought to suppress & influence responses from the international community to its continued repression of Uyghurs in 🇨🇳 and abroad? See my response along w/ @nuryturkel @rockngo @nateschenkkan @meta_lab & @wang_maya ned.org/the-big-question-how…
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