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Nations in Transit 2021
Freedom House is founded on the core conviction that freedom flourishes in democratic nations where governments are accountable to their people.
Event: Disinformation & Democracy
July 29, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
A turbulent few years in American politics have left the media's role in democracy shaken, allowing ever greater space for disinformation to flourish. What will it take to restore a sense of shared purpose through shared facts, and to ultimately revive a stronger democratic system?
What is Transnational Repression?
Dozens of governments around the world systemically employ violence against exiles and diasporas, reaching beyond national borders to silence dissent.
Explore democracy and net freedom around the world
Eswatini: Authorities Should Release Parliamentarians and Drop Charges Against Them
July 26, 2021
Cuba: The United States Must Support Cubans’ Demand for Long-Awaited Freedom
July 19, 2021
Belarus: Freedom House Condemns Sweeping Attack on Human Rights Defenders, Civil Society Groups
July 16, 2021