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The Venezuelan government has ordered cable providers to take TV newsbroadcasts of CNN en Español off the air.

Mamay was arrested February 10 on charges of using his position at the Tribuna newspaper to launder money allegedly embezzled from BTA Bank by business tycoon Mukhtar Ablyazov.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Egyptian government’s order closing the Nadeem Center for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence and Torture.

 President Vladimir Putin signed into law a measure decriminalizing domestic violence.

In response to Romania’s adoption of an emergency decree decriminalizing official misconduct and most acts of corruption, Freedom House issued a statement.

Populist and nationalist forces made significant gains in democratic states in 2016, while authoritarian powers engaged in brazen acts of aggression, according to Freedom in the World 2017, Freedom House’s annual report on political rights and civil liberties.

Fuerzas populistas y nacionalistas obtuvieron incrementos significantes en los estados democráticos en el 2016, mientras que poderes autoritarios participaron en actos desvergonzados de agresión, de acuerdo a Freedom in the World 2017. 

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