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Mar 27 2012 - 9:30am to 4:00pm

The Institute for the Study of Diplomacy andThe Mortara Center for International Studies present:
Having Your Say Online - The People's Voice in Authoritarian Contexts

Mar 17 2012 - 9:00am to Mar 18 2012 - 5:30pm

Freedom House and the University of Melbourne hosted a conference March 17-18 with key international scholars to examine the prospects of democracy in the Middle East. 

Mar 8 2012 - 4:00pm

The March 8th panel at the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council explored the perilous situation of journalism and free expression in countries where state & non-state actors target journalists and undermine press freedom.

Mar 7 2012 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

The March 7th panel at the 19th session of the UN Human Rights Council will examine the need for state policies and programs to protect human rights defenders.

Feb 27 2012 - 9:30am to 10:45am

Freedom House's David J. Kramer and Christopher Walker joined Robert Orttung and Guy Verhofstadt to discuss Russia’s political climate leading up to March 4’s presidential election and the prospects for reform.

Feb 15 2012 - 9:30am to 11:00am

Freedom House convened a group of Bahraini activists one year after the "Pearl" uprising to discuss the current political climate. Maryam Al-Khawaja, Husain Abdullah and Jalil Al Radhi shared their personal stories of involvement in the revolution, assessed the obstacles to reform and proposed steps Bahrain should take to move forward.

Feb 14 2012 - 9:30am

The National Press Club's Press Freedom Committee hosted  a panel to examine the latest trends on repression of expression in the Middle East and North Africa, featuring Freedom House expert Courtney Radsch.

Jan 19 2012 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Freedom House presented the findings of Freedom in the World 2012 with a panel discussion on global trends and key challenges for human rights and democracy.
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Nov 23 2011 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Freedom House and the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East will host the release of the 2011 edition of Countries at the Crossroads, a new report from Freedom House, with an expert di