Global press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power.
A news agency based in Azerbaijan quoted Aliyev criticizing Freedom House, the European Parliament, and the Organization and Security and Co-operation in Europe.
Russia held Duma elections inside the illegally-annexed and Russian-occupied Crimea on September 18.
In anticipation of a Cairo court ruling tomorrow on the asset freeze of fourteen Egyptians linked to human rights organizations, Freedom House issued a statement.
Freedom House welcomes House Resolution entitled “Supporting human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia.”
Representatives of Russia, China, and the United States all called for peace and cooperation at the UN General Assembly last week, but their rhetoric revealed key differences on democracy and human rights.