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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. 

Tajikistan named the Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) a terrorist organization in a part of an on-going crackdown against the opposition party. 

In response to the initial parliamentary passage of legislation increasing state control of non-governmental organizations in Kazakhstan, Freedom House issued the following statement.

President Poroshenko signed a decree banning 388 individuals whom the government perceives to be a potential threat to national interests, including many journalists, bloggers.

In response to a provincial court decision to convict and sentence Angolan human rights activist José Marcos Mavungo to six years in prison on charges of rebellion for his alleged role in planning

Burkina Faso's transitional president and prime minister detained on September 16, weeks before upcoming elections. 


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