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The UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution that expressed concern about discrimination and violence against individuals on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

The Colombian government’s decision to hand over two activists to the Venezuelan authorities, despite the clear threat posed to their safety, marks a blatant violation of Colombia’s commitments under Article 22.8 of the American Convention on Human Rights.

Madeline Earp
Research Analyst, Freedom on the Net

Internet Censorship Around The World |

If you’re following the 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul this week, you might want to refresh your memory about internet freedom around the world.

Gigi Alford
Senior Program Officer, Internet Freedom
Liz Luckey
Senior Development Associate
Germany vs. Algeria
As World Cup soccer kicks off the first knockout stage on June 28, Freedom House takes a look at how teams stack up based on their countries’ freedom scores, as measured in Freedom House’s Freedom in the World index.


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