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Freedom House today called on Belarusian president Alyaksandr Lukashenka to reject new amendments to the country's law on religion that ban unregistered religious activity and place severe limits on the activities of minority faiths.
Freedom House Calls on President Bush to stress that democratic reforms are part of the war on terrorism
In a major new study of post-Communist transitions in Europe and Eurasia, Freedom House finds that the worst conditions for economic and political freedom persist in Central Asia, a region that has been a source of terrorist groups linked to al-Qaeda.
Removal of Religious Discrimination Laws Also Urged
'Dark day for Egypt' as democracy advocate loses appeal against government prosecution
Together with a broad coalition of individuals from the democracy, human rights and development communities, Freedom House has appealed to President George W. Bush to consider a range of specific criteria in assessing whether a country is a suitable beneficiary of the Millennium Challenge Account. A letter, shown below, was sent to the President yesterday.
Freedom House strongly condemns the violent attack July 10 on members of the Liberty Institute, a prominent Georgian nongovernmental organization.

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