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The ICC celebrated its 12th birthday this month. To provide insight into the court’s current challenges, here is a review of all eight ongoing ICC investigations. The success or failure of each case will determine not only the ICC’s credibility, but also the practice of international criminal law as a whole.

Senior Program Associate, Africa Programs

The reemergence of unconditional solidarity among Africa’s incumbent leaders is threatening respect for human rights and good governance throughout the continent. 

The Obama administration’s high-profile initiatives to embrace Africa have given short shrift to ethical leadership, democracy, and good governance.

On April 10, more than 200 guests filled the Hillyer Art Space for Freedom House’s Third Annual Photography and Art Auction fundraiser.



Senior Director for Program Strategy, Development and Learning and Director for Central, East and West Africa Programs

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Special Reports

Governance Assessment Kenya: January 2013 – July 2016

This special Freedom House report focuses on political developments in Kenya beginning in 2013 – when the country held its first general elections under a new Constitution that was designed to improve protection of basic rights, constrain executive power, and devolve some powers to newly created country governments.

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.


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