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Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Azerbaijan's detention of families of human rights activist.

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act (S.417), introduced by Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Tom Cotton (R-AR), reinstates an annual reporting requirement by the U.S. government on the state of civil liberties in Hong Kong

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The Venezuelan government has ordered cable providers to take TV newsbroadcasts of CNN en Español off the air.

Mamay was arrested February 10 on charges of using his position at the Tribuna newspaper to launder money allegedly embezzled from BTA Bank by business tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov.

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Alternative for Germany leader Frauke Petry speaks at a party gathering in Essen in 2015. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

February 22, 2017

The right-wing Alternative for Germany party has gained seats at the state level and is expected to enter the federal parliament for the first time this year.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Chinese authorities trying the activist Kwon Pyong for “inciting subversion of state power.”

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Egyptian government’s order closing the Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture.

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