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Iran executed 12 people on August 27 for alleged drug offenses, and also executed 24 Kurdish prisoners earlier this month. 

Crimean authorities forcibly admitted Crimean Tatar activist Ilmi Umerov to a psychiatric clinic after nearly six months detention.

Zambia has announced its suspension of the licenses for the country’s most popular television station Muvi TV,  and two radio stations Komboni Radio and Radio Itezhi Tezhi.

Turkey ordered the closure of Özgür Gündem for alleged “terror propaganda” and taken violence actions against journalists reporting on the closure. 

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Serbian soldiers marching in a military parade in Belgradein 2014. Credit: Marko Vucicevic. 

August 24, 2016

There can be no regional security in the Balkans without Serbia, but the current government has failed to play the constructive role assigned to it by the West.

Freedom House is now accepting submissions for its 5th Annual Photo and Art Contest, themed “Capturing Human Rights.”

Kazakhstani political opposition leaderVladimir Kozlov has been released from prison. 

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