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Documents recovered from a sauna at deposed Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych’s abandoned palace have offered new insight into the murky relationship between foreign dictators and well-paid American consultants.

Publication in Uganda of the names of 200 people said to be homosexual should make clear to President Yoweri Museveni and the Ugandan government that the country’s new anti-LGBTI law endangers fundamental human rights and should be repealed.


The Religious Freedom Restoration Act, SB 1062, passed by legislators in Arizona and being considered for signature by Governor Jan Brewer, would allow certain businesses to refuse service to the LGBTI community based on religious beliefs. Freedom House urges Governor Brewer to veto the measure.

Targeted American and European Union visa and asset sanctions are still needed to guarantee that the agreement signed February 21 by opposition leaders and Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych genuinely protects Ukrainians' fundamental human rights, Freedom House said.



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