The Russian government’s systematic practice of imprisoning Crimean residents simply because of their religious beliefs, ethnicity, or civic activity must end immediately.
On July 8, 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the formation of the Department of State’s Commission on Unalienable Rights.
Russian government declares US-based rights group Free Russia Foundation “undesirable” in yet another attack on its critics.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the US Supreme Court’s June 27 finding that it did not have the authority to restrict partisan gerrymandering.
Ukrainian journalist Vadym Komarov died on June 20 after sucumbbing to injuries he suffered during a brutal assault on May 4 in Cherkasy.
Attacks on journalists in Moldova threaten the country's burgeoning democratic efforts.