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The U.S. State Department named Randy Berry as Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Persons.

in response to the ruling by Kenya’s High Court finding unconstitutional eight sections of the Security Laws Act, Freedom House issued the following statement:

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) calling on the Sudanese government to investigate and prosecute alleged human rights abuses committed by security and intelligence services against three prominent Sudanese activists.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the passage by Kazakhstan's Senate of a vaguely worded law requiring all internet publications to register, and banning foreign broadcasts containing "propaganda of a non-traditional sexual orientation."

La detención arbitraria de Antonio Ledezma por agentes del Servicio de Inteligencia Venezolano, los cuales actuaron sin una orden judicial y sin evidencia alguna que probara que Ledezma infringió la ley, constituyen una clara violación de los derechos constitucionales de Ledezma.

The arbitrary detention of Antonio Ledezma by intelligence officials, who acted without a legal order for his arrest or evidence of any wrongdoing, constitutes a clear violation of Ledezma’s constitutional rights.

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