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Freedom House deplores the detention of Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus and her husband on April 28 as they were boarding a plane in the Baku airport.

Fair Play Beyond Sports calls attention to the plight of Belarusian citizens and activists as Belarus hosts the Ice Hockey World Championship. To get involved, visit the campaign page.

The ban on April 6 and these latest mass death sentences are reprehensible steps in the military-backed government’s campaign to criminalize the political opposition.

Ethiopia’s arrests of journalists are a chilling example of the government’s efforts to silence alternative voices and dissent.

Freedom House will host a panel April 29 at the Freedom Online Coalition in Tallinn with leading free expression advocates to explore the role of states in protecting free expression online.

Given Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Law and the serious flaws in its draft guidelines for access to health by LGBTI persons, the release of this loan would be the height of irresponsibility.

Freedom House welcomes the United States’ acknowledgement that recent actions of the Egyptian government do not reflect an attempt to transition to a representative and democratic government.


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