Room for democratic growth arises as Kazakhstan's longtime presidents steps down.
Chechen authorities attempt to silence critics by persecuting prominent human rights activist Oyub Titiev.
Freedom House welcomes the decree by Azerbaijan's president to release dozens of political prisoners.
Russia's crackdown on internet freedom continues as parliament considers legislation allowing law enforcement to punish online "fake news."
Freedom House welcomes the introduction of the Guatemala Rule of Law Accountability Act to fight corruption in Guatemala.
New investigations reveal the US government kept a secret database of journalists, advocates, and human rights lawyers tied to the migrant caravan approaching the US-Mexico border.
Iran's judiciary attempts to silence prominent human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh through unfair arrests and trials.