Brazil’s Bolsonaro meets diplomats to sow doubts on election – Mauricio SAVARESE

The Washington Post, 18 July, 2022   SAO PAULO — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday invited dozens of diplomats to the presidential palace to present claims regarding supposed vulnerabilities of the country’s electronic voting system, which electoral authorities have already debunked repeatedly. Once again, the far-right leader didn’t present any evidence for his claims,… Continue lendo Brazil’s Bolsonaro meets diplomats to sow doubts on election – Mauricio SAVARESE

“Autocrats feel increasingly threatened by democracy” – Kenneth Roth | HRW Chief

Agencia EFE, 13 January 2022 Autocratic regimes globally have been adopting defensive strategies amid widespread discontent and have used the pandemic to quell dissent, Kenneth Roth executive director of Human Rights Watch told Efe on occasion of the watchdog’s yearly report. QUESTION: Is there any reason to believe that democracy could topple existing dictatorships? ANSWER:… Continue lendo “Autocrats feel increasingly threatened by democracy” – Kenneth Roth | HRW Chief