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Distinguished Fellow for Democracy Studies

Politicized revisions of the past help antidemocratic leaders justify their actions while sowing divisions at home and abroad.

Research Director, Europe & Eurasia

Miloš Zeman is infamous for his offensive statements and diplomatic blunders, and some dismissed his recent anti-Muslim remarks as “wacky.” But Europe cannot afford to laugh off its neighborhood bigots.

Research Director, Europe & Eurasia

European leaders’ various reactions to the influx of migrants and refugees has inadvertently exposed a union that is pulling apart at the seams.

 

On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, CNN's Global Public Square looks at Freedom House's rankings of Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Republics to see how those liberated countries have actually fared.

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Evaluation of 2008-2011 UN Human Rights Council Candidates

On May 21, 2008, the UN General Assembly will elect 15 new Human Rights Council members. Twenty countries are candidates. Freedom House and UN Watch evaluated each candidate’s suitability for election to the Human Rights Council by examining its record of human rights protection at home and its record of human rights promotion at the UN.

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