When Venezuela's National Assembly recognized Juan Guaidó as interim president, it was asserting the rule of law over Nicolás Maduro's corruption.
2019 was a year of unrest in Iran as people took to the streets to protest a regime that continued to oppress its citizens while fueling conflicts abroad.
December 26 marks 40 days since the start of the protests in Iran and a day of mourning for fallen demonstrators. See what Iran's leaders are trying to do.
As the former regime continues to extort, imprison and physically threaten members of Venezuela's National Assembly, the country's democracy disintegrates.
The U.S. is supporting human rights in Iran after the regime's brutal crackdown on the Iranian people's expression of basic freedoms.
Corruption props up dictators, weakens democracies, and drains needed revenue from the global economy. Find out just how much.
International Anti-Corruption Day is December 9. Learn how Maduro sells off Venezuela's gold reserves to fund his authoritarian regime.
More than 4.6 million Venezuelans have been displaced from their country and forced to seek refuge in neighboring countries.
Iran holds around a dozen dual and foreign citizens in prison on fake "national security" and "espionage" charges. It's been that way since 1979.