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The crackdown on Salmmah Women’s Resource Center is the latest attack in the Sudanese government’s long campaign to stifle the promotion of human rights and civil liberties in the country.

The amnesty for Bialiatski over the weekend is a positive first step in mending the damage done by the Belarusian government by wrongly imprisoning this renowned human rights defender for spurious reasons.

The conviction of three Al-Jazeera journalists on false charges of supporting terrorism is an outrage. It demonstrates conclusively that hopes for a democratic ‘transition’ are dead.

Freedom House calls on the National Intelligence and Security Services to end the torture of Mohamed Salah Abdel Rahman, Moamer Musa, and Tajelsir Jaafar Tajelsir and release them immediately.

Following last week's decision by Freedom House President David J. Kramer to step down this fall after nearly four years in his leadership position, Freedom House Chairman of the Board, Kenneth I. Juster announced the search for the next President of the organization.

The government of Tajikistan needs to release information to the family and colleagues of missing researcher Alexander Sodiqov about where he is being held and in what conditions.

We applaud Senator Markey for taking leadership on this important and timely human rights issue. This legislation would solidify the United States’ commitment to protecting and promoting the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people around the world.


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