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Freedom House welcomes today's decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir.

Freedom House welcomes today's release of Egyptian dissident Ayman Nour and urges President Hosni Mubarak to release Egypt’s remaining political prisoners.
The basic human right to freedom of expression is increasingly under threat as countries introduce and enforce laws that have been wrongfully legitimized by numerous United Nations resolutions on "defamation of religions."
Freedom House strongly condemns the Iranian government's decision to try seven members of the Baha'i faith next week on contrived charges including "spying for Israel."
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should use her trip to Beijing next week to signal that the Obama administration expects improvements in China's human rights record.
Democracy Web, a new website from Freedom House and the Albert Shanker Institute, fills a need in America's schools for educational material that not only describes the U.S. experience with democracy, but also compares it to that of every country in the world, including those where citizens lack a vote and a voice.
Freedom House applauds Kazakhstan's Constitutional Council for its decision yesterday declaring unconstitutional the proposed legislation "On Questions of Freedom of Worship and Religious Organizations."

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