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The raid on the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, the arrest of four of its employees, and the seizure of its property, is another demonstration that the Egyptian government is not interested in any transition to democracy,

Freedom House is excited to be on Instagram! Follow us at freedomhousedc for the latest happenings from our staff and those in the field who are working for freedom and democracy.
 

The recently passed "False Accusation Law" is detrimental for the development of free of speech and mass media in Kyrgyzstan, Freedom House said in a statement.

This weekend’s horrific events in Kidal proved that the crisis in Mali is far from resolved.

The assertion by Ethiopian police that authorities may now charge members of the Zone Nine bloggers group and three independent journalists with terrorism is deeply troubling, especially since authorities have in the past used the Antiterrorism Proclamation to clamp down on legitimate dissent

 

The FCC's proposal on net neutrality has the potential to skew the information landscape in favor of large content providers able to pay for preferential treatment, and it could also set a dangerous precedent for countries that model their policy on that of the United States.

A Tajik court’s decision to levy a fine against Asia Plus and its editor, Olga Tutubalina, for publishing a remark by Vladimir Lenin as part of her criticism of the country’s elite is a clear example of censorship, aimed at sending a political message to civil society and the press."

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