As African heads of state gather in Addis Ababa for the 24th summit of the African Union, Freedom House issued the following statement:
Today an Ethiopian court decided to recognize formal charges against the Zone Nine bloggers and journalists, who have been imprisoned for nine months.
More aggressive tactics by authoritarian regimes and an upsurge in terrorist attacks contributed to a disturbing decline in global freedom in 2014.
Freedom House responds to the Sudanese government’s continued crackdown on civil society organizations.
Freedom House calls on President Lungu to return Zambia to the path of democracy.
Freedom House deplores Egyptian authorities’ use of deadly force against unarmed demonstrators commemorating the four year anniversary of the January Revolution and protesting the government’s auth
After Tajikistan requested the extraditionTajikistani opposition leader Umarali Kuvvatov from Turkey, Freedom House issued the following statement.