Expanding Freedom and Democracy
Freedom House is founded on the core conviction that freedom flourishes in democratic nations where governments are accountable to their people.
Explore Nations in Transit 2023
Read the Report
In 2023, Democracy Scores declined in 11 out of the 29 countries, yet civic activists and democratic leaders continued to strive for better governance across the diverse region. The 2023 edition of Nations in Transit is now live.
To counter the spread of antidemocratic practices in Europe and Eurasia, democratic countries should take considerable steps to expand the value and promise of democracy.
Test Your Knowledge!
Test your knowledge of some of the key findings from our 2023 report by taking our quiz.
Free Them All: A Political Prisoners Initiative
Free Them All: A Political Prisoners Initiative is a new Freedom House project intended to help free political prisoners and push back against the jailing of activists as a tool of repression. Located around the globe, the stories of these artists, journalists, and activists illustrate the significant pressures and harms that human rights defenders and pro-democracy activists face in reprisal for their work and why they need our support.