Zanzibar will hold new presidential and legislative elections this Sunday, March 20, 2016.
In advance of President Obama's two-day visit to Cuba, the first visit by a U.S. president in nearly 70 years, Freedom House issued the following statement:
On March 17, 2016, an Egyptian court ordered the freezing of assets of four Egyptian human rights activists and their families.
Freedom House urges the government of Azerbaijan to drop all remaining charges on the 100 or more people arrested for transparently political reasons.
Freedom House calls for an unbiased investigation into the murder of Guatemalan environmentalist, Walter Méndez Barrios.
A Venezuelan court has found David Natera Febres guilty of defamation.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the wounding and subsequent detention of Mexican environmentalist Gustavo Castro Soto.