US joins annual list of 'backsliding' democracies, says report

It said that as of August 2021, 64 per cent of countries have taken an action to curb the pandemic that it considers "disproportionate, unnecessary or illegal."

Deteriorating Democracy, illustration: binay sinha

Illustration: Binay Sinha

Democracy is deteriorating across the world, with countries notably taking undemocratic and unnecessary actions to contain the coronavirus pandemic, an intergovernmental body said in its new report on Monday. “Many

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