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Ecuador has began the process of dissolving the country’s largest teachers union, Union Nacional de Educadores (UNE). 

In response to the conviction of pro-democracy protesters Alex Chow, Nathan Law, and Joshua Wong, Freedom House issued the following statement.

In response to the murder in Kyiv of Pavel Sheremet, an award-winning independent journalist, Freedom House issued the following statement:

On July 19, 2016 a Brazilian court issued a nationwide ban on the messaging app WhatsApp. 

Seven SABC journalists and one contracted freelance journalist were fired between July 18-19 for protesting an SABC management decision not to report on violent protests.

After the failed coup against the elected government, Turkey has began a purge of thousands of judges and civil servants, blocked news media outlets, and threatened to restore the death penalty.

El Salvador's Constitutional Court latest landmark decision overturned the 1993 amnesty law pardoning war crimes committed during the country's civil war. 


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