Justice Amy Coney Barrett denies a request to overturn rule that requires students, teachers, staff to get vaccine
Analysts and protesters say lockdowns have exacerbated inequality as demonstrators in Lebanon and Iraq take to the streets again
Critics fear that civil rights weakened after France’s terror attacks risk further erosion under coronavirus measures
Right-wing parties touch off debate over individual liberties and state overreach after Spain’s leftist government imposed one of the strictest lockdowns in Europe
Jewish state’s cutting-edge internal security service, the Shin Bet, was put to work in fighting the pandemic, and it raised big concerns about
Critics say the pandemic is accelerating Turkey's descent from democratic freedoms
Iran's government is facing a crisis of legitimacy over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic
Rights groups and academics raise alarm over squeeze on basic human rights in Africa's fragile democracies
As governments mobilize resources and coerce people to take measures to contain the coronavirus and mitigate its impact, the state has been unbound
Moscow's virus crackdown: personal QR codes and face recognition, mask included
Seoul expanded surveillance, and voters said OK. But when will the monitoring end?
China's intrusive surveillance, censorship and crackdown on dissent halted the virus, but at what cost?