laws

Regressive laws in democracies

Laws and policies that limit civil liberties, from immigration to free speech, are becoming more prominent in democracies around the world.

Laws and policies that limit civil liberties, from immigration to free speech, are becoming more prominent in democracies around the world.

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Australians might think their right to march in the streets is constitutionally guaranteed, but it isn’t.

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The Indian Constitution has supported the movement towards a Hindu state by accommodating communal nationalism.

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Brazil voted out the Bolsonaro government, but its impact on institutions hasn’t gone away.

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Border security is used in democracies like the US to silence advocates and threaten democracy.

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Laws on freedom of expression have a chance for revision under a new government.

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Laws restricting basic freedoms may be made in the name of public order and national security, but they are often used against dissident voices.

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Across the world, faith is returning to the political sphere.

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