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Freedom House is deeply concerned about a new draft "media crimes" law in Venezuela and urges the National Assembly to reject it as an affront to the universal right to freedom of expression.

Freedom House welcomes the fact that Wednesday's parliamentary elections in Moldova were generally well administered and provided for real competition.

Freedom House denounces the arrest of Syrian human rights lawyer Muhannad Al-Hasani and calls for his immediate release without harm.

Freedom House is deeply disappointed by the conduct of yesterday’s presidential vote in Kyrgyzstan.

Freedom House urges the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to improve its new human rights commission by adding a strong protection mechanism as recommended by Indonesia and regional civil society leaders.

Freedom House calls on the Chinese government to reverse its recent campaign against human rights lawyers and allow them to carry out their work without intimidation or interference.

A decade after China banned the Falun Gong, the Chinese government shows no inclination to reverse its abusive policies toward religious minorities. Freedom House calls upon the Obama Administration to elevate the priority of this critical issue in its ongoing engagement with the Chinese regime.

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