democracy

New poll asks: Is democracy working for Indonesia?

Survey data shows Indonesians aren’t satisfied with how their democracy is functioning during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country’s economy dives, citizens are questioning their leaders’ decisions.





There’s a boot on the neck of Thailand’s democracy

Thailand declared itself a democracy in March after nearly five years of military dictatorship. But as those who speak out face violence and threats, the government has a long way to go before it can call itself legitimate.




Can HK achieve democracy with Beijing backed candidate

Pro-democracy groups have expressed their dismay at the selection of Beijing’s candidate Carrie Lam. She talks the talk of unity and solidarity, but her walk bears more resemblance to strong-arm tactics and prosecution.