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33 million people
1,310 USD GNI (PPP)
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News & Updates

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Sudanese government’s release of political prisoners Farouk Abu Issa and Amin Meki Medani on April 9.

Freedom House issued the following statement in anticipation of Sudan’s general elections beginning April 13. 

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) calling on the Sudanese government to investigate and prosecute alleged human rights abuses committed by security and intelligence services against three prominent Sudanese activists.

More aggressive tactics by authoritarian regimes and an upsurge in terrorist attacks contributed to a disturbing decline in global freedom in 2014. 


Signature Reports

Special Reports

Worst of the Worst 2007

Sudan, North Korea and Uzbekistan are prominent among the most repressive regimes in the world, according to a report released by Freedom House.  The study, “The Worst of the Worst: The World's Most Repressive Societies 2007,” named seventeen countries with the worst records for political rights and civil liberties, and pointed to thirteen countries which have been on the list for five years or more.

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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