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Freedom House welcomes the High Court’s decision to lift the ban on Haki Africa and Muhuri, and calls on Kenya to uphold the 2010 Constitution. 

Kenyan Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru announced that the NGOs Co-ordination Board would not cancel the registration of nearly 1,000 NGOs. 

Freedom House welcomes President Obama highlighting the important role of civil society in Kenya. 

As US President Barack Obama prepares to travel to Kenya, Freedom House and 17 other international and Kenyan human rights organizations co-signed a letter to Obama highlighting concerns that Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is undermining his country’s constitution and its commitments to international human rights law. 



Senior Director for Program Strategy and Development

Signature Reports

Special Reports

Freedom in Sub-Saharan Africa 2007

Freedom House released an analysis of democracy in sub-Saharan Africa showing that the region has experienced notable increases in freedom over the past generation, although more setbacks than gains were seen in 2006.


Freedom House is working to empower civil society to advance domestic justice and put an end to impunity, while also strengthening intra- and inter-regional networks of advocates working to advance this issue.