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The latest from Freedom House:

The more North Koreans learn about the realities of life outside their hermit dictatorship, the weaker the regime’s ability to control the political message.  We should do whatever necessary to give the North Korean people access to information about the real world.

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In response to the Chechen Supreme Court’s decision to reduce Ruslan Kutayev’s four-year sentence by two months rather than overturn his conviction, Freedom House issued the following statement.

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As authorities in Burkina Faso declared a national state of emergency, after demonstrators set fire to Parliament and other government buildings and gunfire by police and troops killed at least one

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In a letter released today, nine leading human rights organizations urged President Obama to take up the Chinese government’s crackdown on civil society as a barrier to bilateral relations on his upcoming visit to China. Obama will meet with President Xi Jinping in Beijing on November 12, 2014.

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