Expanding freedom and democracy
Freedom on the Net 2021
Freedom House is founded on the core conviction that freedom flourishes in democratic nations where governments are accountable to their people.
NEW REPORT: Freedom on the Net 2021
In the high-stakes battle between states and technology companies, the rights of internet users have become the main casualties. Read our latest annual survey and analysis of internet freedom around the world now.
What is Transnational Repression?
Dozens of governments around the world systemically employ violence against exiles and diasporas, reaching beyond national borders to silence dissent.
Reimagining American Democracy
America’s voting infrastructure has suffered everything from cyber attacks to political interference in recent years. To what extent is the U.S. prepared for the next round of challenges, and what can be done to shore up election security and integrity for many years to come? Register now for the next episode of our forward-thinking discussion series on September 30 at 12 p.m. ET.
Explore democracy and net freedom around the world
NEW REPORT: Global Battle over Internet Regulation Has Major Implications for Human Rights
September 21, 2021
Russian Elections Will Put the Kremlin’s Internet Controls to the Test
September 14, 2021
Ukraine: Biden Should Focus on Human Rights and Democracy at Zelenskyy Meeting
September 1, 2021