Syria

23 million people
2,750 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Not Free
Press:
Not Free
Not Free

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Freedom House issued the following statement in response to civilian casualties and suffering in the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to Congressional efforts to restrict the entry of Syrian refugees to the United States. 

Senior External Relations Associate

Sheltering refugees is not just a moral duty. All countries, including the United States and its fellow democracies in Europe, are also legally bound to assist those fleeing war and oppression.

Mark P. Lagon
Distinguished Fellow for Democracy Studies

The extremist threat must be confronted, but we cannot win by abandoning our democratic values.

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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.

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