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The decision to revoke Swaziland’s AGOA eligibility sends a strong message to a government that has refused to show greater respect for human rights.

The fact that Ruslan Kutayev is facing up to ten years in prison for his principled position regarding a tragic event in the history of the Chechen people, the deportation of 1944, is preposterous.

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.

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