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In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of its Freedom of the Press survey, Freedom House has launched “30 Days of Press Freedom,”
Freedom house condemns the Chechen government’s attempts to further curtail freedom of expression in Chechnya by vowing to identify and silence internet bloggers critical of President Kadyrov and members of his administration.
A joint letter signed by more than 25 organizations and individuals was delivered today to President Obama urging him to immediately fill the still-vacant position of U.S. Ambassador-At-Large for International Religious Freedom
New draft legislation in Estonia allowing for criminal prosecution of journalists who refuse to reveal sources is a troubling backslide for press freedom and should be rejected by parliament, said Freedom House.
Freedom House deplores the terrorist attacks on the subway in Moscow Monday morning and extends condolences to the family members of the victims.
Freedom House strongly condemns the Chinese government’s continued efforts to suppress freedom of expression in China by blocking access to Google content.
As the case of human rights activist, Evgeniy Zhovtis, comes under consideration by the Kazakhstani Supreme Court, Freedom House urges the relevant legal authorities to carefully review reports by international monitors of serious procedural flaws in last year’s trial.

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