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Freeworld Connect: Goodbye to Georgia’s Democracy?

February 26, 2021
On the 23th of February the headquarters of the Georgian opposition party were stormed by armed riot police. The goal was to imprison the opposition leader Nika Melia. This is part of a down spiraling political development that has been ...

Panel Discussion: The imprisonment of Navalny – what does it mean for the future of democracy in Russia?

January 20, 2021
Russia’s leading opposition figure made a dramatic return to Moscow on Sunday, after being almost killed in a nerve agent attack in August last year. Upon his arrival, Alexei Navalny was immediately arrested, which has sparked outrage among western leaders. ...

Panel discussion: 30 years after the January Events in Vilnius

January 12, 2021
In 2021 the Baltic states celebrate 30 years of independence from the Soviet Union. January 13th is the anniversary of the bloody repression of the riots in Vilnius and the barricades in Riga. Meanwhile in Sweden, people gathered for 79 ...

Freeworld Connect X: China’s Continued Crackdown on Hong Kong

December 11, 2020
The pandemic has moved the world’s focus away from Hong Kong. Yet, the political situation there is getting increasingly worse. Democracy, free speech and human rights are being suppressed by Beijing. And recently, several democracy activists have been imprisoned.  In ...

NEW REPORT: RUSSIA’S VICTIM NARRATIVE

November 30, 2020
Den 30 november var starten för det finska vinterkriget mellan Sovjetunionen och Finland (30 november 1939 – 13 mars 1940). 81 år senare är krigets historia en brännande fråga som fortfarande används av Ryssland för geopolitiska syften. I den nya ...

Book launch ft. Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya: Let the World Hear

November 17, 2020
On 9 August 2020, the Belarusian dictator Aliaksandr Lukashenka, who has ruled the country for 26 years, falsely claimed victory in the national election. The people of Belarus reacted to the injustice by holding peaceful demonstrations and meetings. The regime ...