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Zambia

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

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Entitled Freedoms under Threat: The Spread of Anti-NGO Measures in Africa, the latest report finds that 12 African countries have passed laws that improperly constrain NGOs in the last 15 years, while six more have anti-NGO measures pending.

Zambia has announced its suspension of the licenses for the country’s most popular television station Muvi TV,  and two radio stations Komboni Radio and Radio Itezhi Tezhi.

Greater international attention could help deter vote rigging and repression in this typically stable country.

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

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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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