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Last month’s election, with its disturbingly low turnout and extensive violations of democratic norms, represented a sad bookend to Egypt’s postcoup transition.

These elections can reflect the will of the Malawian people if the Electoral Commission is allowed to carry out an unimpeded and properly monitored recount.

At the same time as the world celebrates Ukraine's historic democratic elections, we note the ongoing and alarming increase in kidnappings, disappearances, and other forms of violence against journalists.

Freedom House strongly condemns the Thai army’s seizure of power and urges General Prayuth Chan-ocha to immediately return full civilian control of the Thai government, release government and opposition representatives taken into custody, and rescind the nationwide order of martial law.

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.


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