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Opposition presidential candidate Kizza Besigye was briefly detained in Kampala following clashes between police and supporters of the Forum for Democratic Change party. 

The United States Senate held a 96-to-0 vote to impose sanctions on North Korea, approving the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act. 

Mexican authorities in Puebla found the body of journalist Anabel Flores Salazar a day after she was kidnapped from her home in Veracruz.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Zimbabwean Constitutional Court declaring the nation’s criminal defamation law invalid and unconstitutional.

Sudanese human rights defender, Salah Gamar-Eldin, died after being arrested  for exercising his fundamental rights of free speech and freedom of assembly.

Freedom House responds to to Kazakhstan’s government-owned Channel 1 television criticism of Freedom House and the Freedom in the World findings.

The Nicaraguan government has denied entry to Carlos Ponce, Freedom House director for Latin America programs. 


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