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Apr 20 2009 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Civil society in Russia continues to face growing challenges from many fronts amidst a rapidly deteriorating human rights situation.
Feb 11 2009 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
On February 11, Freedom House released a special study on women’s rights in the Gulf Arab states.
Jan 29 2009 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Jan 13 2009 - 9:00pm
Freedom House presented global findings from Freedom in the World 2009, the organization's annual survey of political rights and civil liberties worldwide, in Taipei, Taiwan, on January 13.
Nov 11 2008 - 5:30pm
On November 11, American Committee for Peace in the Caucasus is screening two documentaries about the human tragedy of the Chechen War, as told by those on opposite sides of the conflict.
Sep 16 2008 - 12:00pm
Both factions of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change and representatives of civil society say the power-sharing agreement signed with President Robert Mugabe is flawed, but stressed that it prov

Please join PROGRESS (Protecting Global Rights with Sustainable Solutions), a consortium led by Freedom House in collaboration with ABA-ROLI, Internews, Pact, and Search for Common Ground, for a discussion of how to design and implement effective strategic interventions for marginalized populations, with a particular focus on displaced persons, persons with disabilities, and religious minorities.

On October 23 Freedom House honored Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng; Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and John McCain (R-AZ) and Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL); and Participant Media for their commitment to and leadership in the cause of human rights.

What can the United States and the international community do to address the global crackdown on civil society and support local NGOs and human rights defenders?
Please join us via livestream on September 12, 8:45am-2:00pm, for "Civil Society Under Assault: Global Repercussions and U.S. Responses," featuring international activists, members of civil society, senior officials, and experts.
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