Police stand guard in front of the Correctional Centre N.3, where Kem Sokha is reportedly being held.
The treason charges against Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha are another step towards autocracy in the kingdom of wonder.
President Donald Trump with other officials during Arab-Islamic-American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
For Trump, putting America first means that being a global leader on human rights may take a back seat.
Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa (L) and Presidential candidate Lenin Moreno greet supporters.
Recent elections in Latin America have suggested a retreat from left-wing politics and populist leaders. But results from Ecuador's 2017 presidential election suggest otherwise.
Ranting narcissists with no patience for detail have terrorised and suppressed their people the world over. Is a new one about to join their ranks?
The dear leader, c'est moi.
Turkey is sliding into autocracy – and the man at the helm seems keen to speed things up.
Unemployed graduates in Tunisia demonstrate to demand that the government provides job opportunities.
In the wake of the Arab Spring the international community lauded Tunisia's political transition to democracy. But a plethora of challenges may threaten democratic consolidation in the country.
South Africans are increasingly taking to the streets to demand accountability from government.
South Africa has never reached an embedded democratic state. Its post-apartheid experience more realistically reflects ongoing oscillation between a deepening and a reversal of democratic liberties.
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is fighting a 12-year jail sentence for arson and other crimes.
By challenging the courts, King Dalindyebo is testing the degree of impunity with which traditional leaders can get away.