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Oct 23, 2013

NED President Speaks at Asia Democracy Network Launch in Seoul

NED president Carl Gershman spoke at the Founding Assembly of the Asia Democracy Network today in Seoul, Korea. The Assembly was part of the Third Seoul Democracy Forum hosted by the Korea Democracy Foundation, which also serves as one of the Network’s coordinators. :: MORE

Oct 14, 2013

New Looks at Egypt and Syria in Latest Issue of the "Journal of Democracy"

The October issue of the Journal of Democracy features Francis Fukuyama and Marc F. Plattner on governance and democracy, Pippa Norris on the quality of elections, and essays on the “Arab Spring,” Paraguay, and Malaysia.

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Oct 4, 2013

NED’s Lanskoy writes on upcoming Azerbaijan election

NED’s Lanskoy writes on upcoming Azerbaijan election on the Carnegie Moscow Center blog. :: MORE

Oct 3, 2013

NED Gravely Concerned for Vietnamese Political Prisoner, Le Quoc Quan

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) expresses grave concern over the arrest, conviction, and imprisonment of Le Quoc Quan, a prominent human rights advocate and blogger who has already spent the past nine months in jail. :: MORE

Aug 13, 2013

NED Mourns Jean Bethke Elshtain

The staff and Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) were deeply saddened to learn that long-time Board Member and dear friend of NED Jean Bethke Elshtain died on Sunday, August 11, 2013. :: MORE

Aug 12, 2013

NED's Miriam Lanskoy on PBS to discuss Russia's ant-gay law

The NED's Miriam Lanskoy appeared on PBS NewsHour today to discuss Russia's anti-gay law and it's suppression of dissent. :: MORE

Aug 5, 2013

Urging Angola to Drop Charges against Rafael Marques de Morais

NED joined representatives from 17 organizations in calling on the Special Rapporteurs to the African Commission and the United Nations to urge the government of Angola to drop 11 charges against Rafael Marques de Morais. :: MORE

Jul 24, 2013

Raising the case of Le Quoc Quan

NED and the World Movement for Democracy have joined with 17 other groups to urge President Obama to raise the human rights case of former Reagan-Fascell Fellow Le Quoc Quan with the President of Vietnam. :: MORE

Jul 19, 2013

The Washington Post on the deaths of Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero

The Washington Post Editorial Board on the deaths of Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero in "For Cuba, a torch of freedom." :: MORE