Internet freedom around the world declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2015 as more governments censored information of public interest while also expanding surveillance and cracking down on privacy tools.
Representatives of the Government of Sudan and the SPLM-N met in Addis Ababa from November 19-23 to negotiate a ceasefire agreemen, but the negotiations ended without any solutions.
Nicaragua’s government should stop its repression of migrants, as countries in the region urgently need to cooperate to find a solution to this humanitarian crisis.
Burundi has suspended 10 local human rights organizations working to promote peace and human rights.
Freedom House welcomes the adoption of a comprehensive anti-discrimination amendment to the Labor Code of Ukraine.
Sheltering refugees is not just a moral duty. All countries, including the United States and its fellow democracies in Europe, are also legally bound to assist those fleeing war and oppression.
HEADLINES OCTOBER 2015