Zambia

14 million people
1,150 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Partly Free

News & Updates

In response to violence between rival political factions in Zambia, Freedom House issued a statement.

Freedom House strongly condemns the acts of violence and intimidation in Zambia against foreign nationals.

Constitutional amendments passed on January 5 in Zambia fail to protect citizens fundamental freedoms and human rights. 

Program Officer, Africa

Edgar Lungu’s first 90 days in office have frustrated hopes that he would put the country back on the path to democratic reform.

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Experts

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


Signature Reports

Special Reports

Evaluation of 2008-2011 UN Human Rights Council Candidates

On May 21, 2008, the UN General Assembly will elect 15 new Human Rights Council members. Twenty countries are candidates. Freedom House and UN Watch evaluated each candidate’s suitability for election to the Human Rights Council by examining its record of human rights protection at home and its record of human rights promotion at the UN.

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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