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Chad’s decision to introduce draconian penalties against LGBTI persons infringes on basic human rights.

The sedition charge against Outsa Mokone and his September 8 arrest make it increasingly clear that freedom of expression is under attack in Botswana, as the government tries to silence journalists.

The Colombian government’s decision to hand over two activists to the Venezuelan authorities, despite the clear threat posed to their safety, marks a blatant violation of Colombia’s commitments under Article 22.8 of the American Convention on Human Rights.


In response to the decision by Iran’s Ministry of Justice to charge three Christians with capital offenses because of their religious beliefs, Freedom House issued the following statement:

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