"It appears that some of the freedoms won in the 1989 revolutions are now under pressure," the report from the Open Society Foundation found.
After a night of unrest, protesters return to the city's streets, this time peacefully.
A large crowd amassed for a protest rally ahead of Tuesday's 70th anniversary of communist rule in China.
Meanwhile groups loyal to the Chinese government began tearing down anti-government messages from so-called Lennon walls, named after the Beatles singer John Lennon
In the images of millions upon millions of Hong Kongers marching peacefully for a better future, I see the Hong Kong I fell in love with.
The new prime minister is creating a crisis on top of a crisis. But to what end — and at what eventual cost to the country?
The new PM shows no sign of seeking a broad consensus on great national issues, no indication that he will make good on his promises during the leadership election and try to bring the country together.
The bicentenary of one of Britain’s bloodiest political rallies will be marked in Manchester with events in memory of the Peterloo Massacre.
If there is hope in our present situation, it lies in the fact that the current occupant of the White House is opening our eyes to the reality that individuals with dangerous personalities can plunge entire societies into division and moral confusion.
Protesters are on the streets in Moscow because they want to oust Russia's president Vladimir Putin, it's been claimed.
Vladimir Putin, on the back of criticism of Russian police's response to protests in Moscow, says law enforcement is even tougher in the West. Is he right?
These disciplinary procedures are nothing to do with safeguarding judicial service standards but are an attempt to silence judges and ensure their submission to the Ministry of Justice.
Algerians use independence day celebrations for pro-democracy campaign
Using tools as varied as cyberattacks, malign finance and information operations, Russian government-linked actors have interfered in EU member states. European democracies have mobilised to confront this challenge, but more action is needed – and fast.
Poland’s government pushed through reforms that rights groups said gave it more control over courts.
Watch again: Hong Kong chief 'sincerely' sorry — but won't resign
A song from Les Misérables was heard on the streets of Hong Kong as hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied against their Beijing-backed rulers.
Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison early Monday and called for the removal of “evil” leader Carrie Lam amid mass protests.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán together with his wife, lay down white roses on the tomb. The Late Prime Minister Imre Nagy was a communist reformer but he was arrested and hanged on the 16 June in 1958 for his involvement during the revoultion in 1956.
The flouting of European values that led to the Fidesz’s suspension from the European People’s Party in March has not changed.
What has changed is that the outcome of the elections has made Fidesz realize that it needs to stay in the EPP.
Rights groups and witnesses say the number of those killed in the violence could run into the thousands. Chinese authorities have never released a full death toll and have banned any public commemoration.
The recent European elections show that many countries in Europe are struggling to contain the rise of far-right populist parties antagonistic towards democracy. In Ireland, however, democracy has a spring in its step.
Crowds shouted 'go to prison' as Romania's Liviu Dragnea was taken to jail for corruption.
Rebuilding people's trust in institutions is the world's greatest challenge, Angel Gurria, head of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), told Euronews' Jannat Jalil.
Does increasing electoral system proportionally actually cause more responsive policymaking? If it does, do the benefits of a reform outweigh possible side effects?
"There is not an east-west divide [in Europe]. There is a divide in the brain of the Orbans of this world. Of Dragnea in Romania.”