Analysis from Justice Mavedzenge, Senior Program Officer for Freedom House in Zimbabwe, on Zimbabwe's proposed draft constitution.
Research & Reports
Nearly two years after it began, the wave of popular uprisings that has shaken the Middle East and North Africa continues to hold the worldâ€™s attention. In the most consequential bout of political change in almost two decades, new leaders are emerging through generally free and fair elections, and citizens are demanding rights and accountability from their governments. These are promising signs of democratic progress in a region long dominated by brutal authoritarian regimes. But does this dramatic breakthrough reflect a wider trend toward democracy and good governance around the world?