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Conditions are deteriorating in Tanzania, but Ethiopia shows that this may only be the beginning.

Під тиском влади та праворадикальних сил громадські активісти гуртуються для захисту їхньої життєво важливої роботи.

Armenians have been able to hold the country’s most powerful political figure accountable through public demonstrations, an event significant for the entire region.

In this issue: China's expanding surveillance state, latest crackdown on news and humor apps, behind-the-scenes of televised confessions, and a Hong Kong press freedom survey.

Under pressure from the government and right-wing thugs, civic activists are banding together to protect their vital work.

© Los Borbones Son Unos Ladrones

Vague bans on glorification of terrorism and insulting the monarchy have ensnared a growing number of artists and social media users.

© Dorin Nicolaescu-Musteață

Democracy is under threat worldwide due to waning information integrity, but civil society can counter media manipulation without violating fundamental freedoms.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to today’s decision of the Tagansky District Court in Moscow to block the popular instant messaging app Telegram. 

Attacks on opposition parties, the press, and civil society organizations are becoming the norm in Central and Eastern Europe as the spread of illiberal politics undermines the foundations and prospects for democracy, according to Nations in Transit 2018.

The United States Congress will vote on U.S. House of Representatives vote on H.Res.128, an important tool to encourage the Government of Ethiopia to make good on recent promises of reforms.

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