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After the release of satellite images documenting the massive destruction and loss of over 2,000 lives resulting from a Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria, Freedom House released the following statement. 

Authorities in the Gambia have arrested 26 people accused of being associated with the alleged plotters of the December 30 coup attempt. 

In response to today’s decision by a Mauritanian court to sentence to two years imprisonment three anti-slavery activists, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

Freedom House issued the following statement after Belarus’ Minsk Economic Court to fined the Logvinau Publishing House 1 billion rubles (about $90,500) for the unlicensed sale of books. 

In response to Saudi Arabia sentencing the blogger Raif Badawi to 10 years imprisonment and 1,000 lashes for allegedly insulting Islam, and authorities publicly flogging him today, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

 Freedom House condems the horrific attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which left at least 12 dead and 20 others wounded. 

In response to Gambia shutting down of the independent Teranga radio station after a failed coup last week against President Yahya Jammeh, Freedom House issued the following statement. 


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