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Democracy under Siege
Freedom House is founded on the core conviction that freedom flourishes in democratic nations where governments are accountable to their people.
Freedom in the World 2021: Democracy under Siege
Authoritarian actors grew bolder during 2020 as major democracies turned inward, contributing to the 15th consecutive year of decline in global freedom, according to Freedom in the World 2021, the annual country-by-country assessment of political rights and civil liberties released by Freedom House.
Out of Sight, Not Out of Reach: Understanding Transnational Repression
Dozens of governments around the world systemically employ violence against exiles and diasporas, reaching beyond national borders to silence dissent.
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