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The recent murder of a prominent newspaper editor in Tijuana, Mexico underscores the urgent need for the Mexican government to address ongoing threats to journalists, Freedom House said today.
While visiting Sudan this week, Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan should call on the international community to do much more to put a stop to the ongoing atrocities in the Sudanese province of Darfur, Freedom House said today.
The United States should not rush to reward the government of Sudan for signing a peace agreement with southern rebels while it is still pursuing a policy of ethnic cleansing in the country's west, Freedom House said today.
New Freedom House Study Reveals Growing Democracy Gap in Europe, Russia Displays Further Setbacks
Freedom House today expressed deep concern over evidence of growing threats to press freedom in Hong Kong.
Members of the Board of Trustees of Freedom House sent a letter to President Bush today urging him to take action to make "immediate systemic changes" to prevent any future abuse of detainees under U.S. authority.
The continuing infringement on media freedom in Central Asia is one of the major human rights abuses plaguing the region, Freedom House said today.

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