Venezuela risks sliding into dictatorship

A highly dubious election result. Months of bloody protests in which 120 people were killed. Opposition leaders taken from their homes in the middle of the night by secret police. A bomb explosion in the nation’s capital.  Venezuela is fast sliding out of democracy into dictatorship. 

From Jakarta Governor To Inmate: The Story of Ahok

Jakarta Governor, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama – informally known as Ahok – quoted the Quran in a bid to persuade voters to elect the next governor based on policy, rather than faith. That decision would land him in jail. Journalist Eden Gillespie explores the role that religion, identity politics and social media played in his political downfall.