The latest from Freedom House:

In response to Venezuelan electoral officials suspending a referendum to unseat President Nicolas Maduro, Freedom House issued a statement.

In response to Ethiopian security forces disrupting a fundraising event by the country’s most prominent human rights organization, the Human Rights Council (HRCO), Freedom House issued a statement.

In response to Cuban authorities’ illegal raid of the Consejería Jurídica de Abogados Independientes de la Corriente Agramontista, Freedom House issued a statement.

Letter to the Members of the
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Board
on the Working Conditions of Civil Society in Azerbaijan

Freedom House released a statement in response to South Africa’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Iran sentenced three Iranian-Americans to 10 years imprisonment on politically-motivated charges. 

The Venezuelan government continues its harrassment and persecution of opposition leader Lester Toledo with his most recent arrest.