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In response to the Sudan Intelligence and Security Service’s arrest of of human rights lawyer Amin Mekki Medani, president of the Sudan Human Rights Monitor, Freedom House released the following statement:

In response to the unlawful detention of female Dafuri students by Sudanese state security forces and reports of physical and sexual abuses, Freedom House issued the following statement:

More than 30 youth activists and political opposition members were arrested by Sudanese state security forces.


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.

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


Vice President for International Programs; Vice President for Emergency Assistance Programs and Multilateral Initiatives

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Special Reports

Worst of the Worst 2011: The World's Most Repressive Societies

Freedom House has prepared this special report entitled Worst of the Worst: The World’s Most Repressive Societies, as a companion to its annual survey on the state of global political rights and civil liberties, Freedom in the World. The special report provides summary country reports, tables, and graphical information on the countries that receive the lowest combined ratings for political rights and civil liberties in Freedom in the World, and whose citizens endure systematic and pervasive human rights violations.

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.

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