Freedom House welcomes renewed discussion of Cuba's readmission as a participating member of the Organization of American States and calls on the OAS to provide a roadmap for Cuba’s full reintegration into the Inter-American system.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the work of a group of Egyptian civil society activists she met with today and said it was in Egypt’s interest to move toward democracy and to exhibit more respect for human rights.
Freedom House urges the Armenian government and all political parties to ensure that municipal elections in Yerevan on Sunday adhere to international standards and produce results that reflect the will of the voters.
Freedom House is deeply disturbed by Burma’s decision to put pro-democracy leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on trial again and calls on the Association of South-East Asian Nations to pressure the Burmese government for her release.
Freedom House applauds the election of women to the Kuwaiti parliament for the first time and urges them to be strong advocates for the expansion of democracy and human rights as new members of the 50-person body.