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On Saturday, May 21, Spanish journalist Salud Hernández disappeared from Tarra, Norte de Santander, Colombia. 

On May 23 resuming an Egyptian court will resume the trial of human rights activists Gamal Eid, Hossam Bahgat, and Bahey el-din Hassan on charges related their work for civil society organizations.

In response to Kazakhstan’s continued arrest of activists opposed to a proposed change in property law, Freedom House issued the following statement:

Freedom House issued a statement following reports of police brutality this week against demonstrators protesting the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

Mauritania’s Supreme Court released two renown anti-slavery activists from prison on May 17. 

Kazakhstan's government has detained civil society organizers of demonstrations scheduled for May 21. 

Freedom House remembers the victoms of the the Andijan massacre 11 years ago, when the armed forces of the Uzbek government fired into a crowd of protestors.

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