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Freedom House Identifies Threats to Civil Society at OAS Assembly

Freedom House raised concerns about sharp declines in freedom of association in Latin America at the 39th General Assembly of the Organization of American States in Honduras June 1-3. Freedom House was among a number of civil society organizations that met with OAS Secretary General José Miguel Insulza and the heads of country delegations on the first day of the annual meeting.  The organizations condemned a recent attempt to ban them from the assembly, led by Venezuela, and urged delegates to instead expand opportunities for independent voices to be heard at the OAS. (Photo courtesy Patricia Leiva/OEA/OAS)

Freedom of Association Under Threat

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