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The latest from Freedom House:

Under pressure from the government and right-wing thugs, civic activists are banding together to protect their vital work.

Vague bans on glorification of terrorism and insulting the monarchy have ensnared a growing number of artists and social media users.

Democracy is under threat worldwide due to waning information integrity, but civil society can counter media manipulation without violating fundamental freedoms.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to today’s decision of the Tagansky District Court in Moscow to block the popular instant messaging app Telegram. 

Widespread assassination of social leaders in Colombia poses a threat to peace and U.S. policy goals that Vice President Pence must address. 

Attacks on opposition parties, the press, and civil society organizations are becoming the norm in Central and Eastern Europe as the spread of illiberal politics undermines the foundations and prospects for democracy, according to Nations in Transit 2018.

The United States Congress will vote on U.S. House of Representatives vote on H.Res.128, an important tool to encourage the Government of Ethiopia to make good on recent promises of reforms.

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