On the ninth anniversary of Anna Politkovskaya's murder, Freedom House mourns the courageous journalist and continues to demand full justice for the slain journalist.

The United States Congress should act immediately to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. 

Tajikistan named the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) a terrorist organization in a part of an on-going crackdown against the opposition party. 

In response to the initial parliamentary passage of legislation increasing state control of non-governmental organizations in Kazakhstan, Freedom House issued the following statement.

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Sudan's National Congress Party continues to systematically abuse human rights, harass activists and political opponents, and fuel civil wars to suppress dissent. 

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President Poroshenko signed a decree banning 388 individuals whom the government perceives to be a potential threat to national interests, including many journalists, bloggers.

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Burkina Faso's transitional president and prime minister detained on September 16, weeks before upcoming elections. 

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