Security forces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo fired live rounds into crowds protesting proposed legislation that could delay 2016 elections, killing more than a dozen people.
As the U.S. opens diplomatic relations with Cuba, it is essential that Assistant Secretary of State Jacobsen prioritizes the need for democratic reform and respect for human rights.
The death of Rajni Kothari has deprived India one of its most eminent public intellectuals and defenders of fundamental rights.
Freedom House urges Zambians to respect the electoral process during the vote to choose a president.
In response to Saudi Arabia deciding to postpone until next week a secound round of 50 lashes for blogger Raif Badawi, Freedom House issued the following statement.
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.