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In response to Jordan’s Lower House of Parliament passing a decentralization measure that no longer assures roles for women in local governing councils and allows the government to appoint 25 perce

Freedom House is concerned by Ugandan authorities’ apparent abduction and illegal detention of youth activist Norman Tumuhimbise. 

The wrongfully imprisoned student activist Bahareh Hedayat received an extended prison sentence by Branch 28 of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Court. 

Russia's concerted campaign to silence critics of its actions in Crimea shows the truly repressive nature of its actions in Ukraine.

Freedom House a publié la déclaration suivante en réponse à la confirmation de la peine de prison de deux ans contre les militants anti-esclavagistes mauritaniens.

Belarusian political prisoners Mikalai Statkevich, Ihar Alinevich, Yuri Rubtsou, Mikalai Dziadok, Vasil Parfiankou, and Yauhen Vaskovich are finally free. 

Today, a Mauritanian court upheld the two year prison sentence against prominent anti-slavery activists Biram dah Abeid, Brahim Bilal and Djiby Sow. 

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