Expanding Freedom and Democracy
The Chinese Communist Party’s Ride-or-Die Moment
Freedom House is founded on the core conviction that freedom flourishes in democratic nations where governments are accountable to their people.
Read Our Newest Report on Beijing's Global Media Influence
Our latest report, Beijing’s Global Media Influence: Authoritarian Expansion and the Power of Democratic Resilience, offers the most comprehensive assessment to date of Beijing’s global media influence and the ways in which democracies are responding.
Tracking Democracy and Freedom Around the World
Previewing Elections in The United States
Freedom House’s Election Watch team is out with a new assessment of the upcoming elections in the United States, which has experienced a multiyear decline in its democratic norms and institutions, with growing pressure on election integrity, judicial independence, and safeguards against corruption.
Read Report on Transnational Repression
Defending Democracy in Exile examines what is being done to protect exiles and diaspora members who are being intimidated and attacked by the governments from which they fled. The report assesses the responses mounted by host governments, international organizations, and technology companies.