The latest from Freedom House:

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian has been convicted by Iran’s Revolutionary Court. 

In advance of Guinea's presidential elections on October 11, Freedom House issued the following statement.

In response to the Malaysian Federal Court upholding a state’s Sharia law banning “cross-dressing,” the latest in a series of rulings limiting personal rights, Freedom House issued the following statement.

With the approach of the October 13 Democratic presidential debate, Freedom House presents a selection of quotes from the more prominent candidates on the role of democracy in U.S. foreign policy and on strategically important authoritarian states.

Sudan's National Congress Party continues to systematically abuse human rights, harass activists and political opponents, and fuel civil wars to suppress dissent. 

On the ninth anniversary of Anna Politkovskaya's murder, Freedom House mourns the courageous journalist and continues to demand full justice for the slain journalist.

The United States Congress should act immediately to reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.