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Following a ruling by the South Africa Constitutional Court ordering the South African Police Service to investigate crimes against humanity committed in Zimbabwe before the 2008 elections, Freedom House released the following statement:

In response to the Chechen Supreme Court’s decision to reduce Ruslan Kutayev’s four-year sentence by two months rather than overturn his conviction, Freedom House issued the following statement.

As authorities in Burkina Faso declared a national state of emergency, after demonstrators set fire to Parliament and other government buildings and gunfire by police and troops killed at least one

The government of Zambia should ensure that presidential succession occurs in accordance with the constitution and that the election to choose President Sata’s successor is free, fair, and transparent.

Freedom House released the following statement in response to the thousands of demonstrators in the capital of Burkina Faso.

A gunman’s October 22 attack inside Canada’s House of Parliament and the killing of a Canadian Forces soldier at Canada’s National War Memorial constitute an assault against Canada’s democracy and its promotion of democracy around the world. 

In response to the government of Burkina Faso asking parliament to authorize a national referendum ending term limits for the country’s president, Freedom House issued the following statement:


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