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Freedom House responds to the Sudanese government’s continued crackdown on civil society organizations.

The Sudan National Intelligence and Security Services’ raid on the Sudan Human Rights Monitor during a human rights workshop is part of the escalating crackdown on civil society organizations

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:

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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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