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Freedom House’s International Solidarity Committee today put out the following statement regarding Iranian human rights defender, Shiva Nazar Ahari:

A Freedom House report released today found that the rights of working people and trade unions were under serious duress throughout much of the world, and that authoritarian regimes are using increasingly sophisticated methods of control. The report, The Global State of Workers’ Rights: Free Labor in a Hostile World, found that one-third of the global population lived in societies in which workers’ rights suffered a significant degree of repression.

Freedom House announced today that David J. Kramer has been chosen to serve as the organization's new executive director.

Freedom House today called on Russian authorities to cease their practice of arresting those engaged in peaceful, public demonstrations that are within their constitutional rights

Freedom House is alarmed by the brutal murder of Colombian human rights activist Norma Irene Perez

Freedom House is deeply concerned for the life of Iranian human rights activist, Shiva Nazar Ahari,

Freedom House today urged Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev to pardon and release human rights defender Evgeniy Zhovtis, who was convicted last year by a Kazakh court


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