The Sudanse prosecutor’s office charged Former President Omar al-Bashir with corruption on Thursday, a month after he was charged over his involvement in the death of protesters who plagued his administration before his overthrow.
Tanzania’s parliament passed legislative amendments on Tuesday, granting powers to the government that opposition leaders claim will curtail democracy and entrench one-party rule.
Two magistrates presiding over cases in the recently-launched Special Anti-Corruption Court in Zimbabwe recently received death threats, the Herald reported.
The European Commission announced this week it will cut its financial assistance to Moldova by US$22.7 million per year for both 2017 and 2018 due to concerns over the erosion of the rule of law and the weakening of democracy in the Eastern European nation.
The European Commission castigated Romania for regressing in its anti-graft reforms, but generally praised Bulgaria for meeting its commitments in two separate annual reports on the administration of justice released Tuesday.
Police arrested dozens during Sunday’s anti-capitalism protests in London in which thousands gathered for the Million Masked March,The Independent reported.
Sweeping reforms rapidly introduced by Poland’s new government are threatening to undermine the country’s constitution and democracy, according to recent opinion polls, opposition parties and international observers.
A new report places Azerbaijan in a four-way tie with Russia, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan as the most corrupt countries in Europe and Central Asia.
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