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The latest from Freedom House:

The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), CIVICUS, Freedom House, and Front Line Defenders condemn yesterday’s conviction of four human rights defenders from the Cambodian Human Rights and Development Association (ADHOC) and a National Election Committee (NEC) official, in what we see as a clear attack against their legitimate human rights work.

In this issue: How tech firms are boosting China's cyberpower, latest long prison sentences and detentions meted out for free speech, and how the United States is responding to globalizing Communist Party censorship and propaganda as it also reaches South Africa and Mexico

Journalists face violence from criminal groups and pressure from an entrenched political leadership.

Freedom House is gravely concerned by an apparent systematic crackdown on the legal profession by a number of OSCE participating States. Since 2017, restrictive legislative changes and punitive measures targeting individual lawyers were especially egregious in Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Crimea. 

El régimen ha usado violencia letal  contra el pueblo nicaragüense, pero son los manifestantes  quienes son castigados como terroristas. 

Sheri Berman of Columbia University explains the background and implications of the election results.

A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters reporters to seven years imprisonment for documenting mass killings by soldiers and civilian mobs in Rakhine State.

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