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On May 12, 1997 Michel Thierry Antangana was arrested by Cameroon officials on the grounds of “organized crime” and spent the next 17 years in captivity.

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A certain group of countries want greater control over how the internet is run globally. As it turns out, they tend to be some of the worst offenders when it comes to censoring the web and arresting users for their online activities.

In a meeting with Freedom House President David Kramer and Trustee Diana Negroponte, Mexican Secretary of the Interior Osorio Chong highlighted Freedom House’s critical role in supporting the Mexican government’s Federal Protection Mechanism for Journalists and Human Rights Defenders and expressed eagerness to continue collaborating with Freedom House.

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Turkey is a battleground state for Internet regulation, according to a report released by Freedom House in advance of the Internet Governance Forum.
 

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