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Freedom in the World 2015 found that the main factors driving the decline were the passage and use of restrictive laws against the media and and limits on the ability of local and foreign journalists to report freely within a given country.

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Iran's Press Supervisory Board has suspended publication of Zanan-e Emrooz (Today’s Women), a popular monthly magazine about women’s issues.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to digital attacks on the website Aristegui Noticias after it published an investigative report implicating federal police in mass killings.

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Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Burundian government’s violent suppression of demonstrations and its censorship of private radio stations following the announcement that President Nkurunziza would seek a constitutionally prohibited third term.

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