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The latest from Freedom House:

Turkish journalists and human rights defenders Şebnem Korur Fıncancı, Erol Önderoğlu, and Ahmet Nesin have been detained on charges of producing "terror propaganda."  

The rise of Islamic extremism in the Balkans is just one symptom of the long-term decay of democratic governance.

In light of Chief Justice Mutunga's retirement, Freedom House urges recruitment of Kenya's next Chief Justice to uphold constitutional requirements.

Despite Uganda's 2016 presidential election ending in February, there is still much postelection political drama circulating around the country.

Freedom House issues a statement in response to the Polish government's new counter-terrorism and surveillance laws.

This October, Moldovans will head to the polls and elect their president through a direct vote for the first time in 16 years. This upcoming contest will give citizens a chance to vote against corruption. The United States and Europe should show their support.

A letter to General Kayihura sent from 31 Ugandan and International Organizations inquiring about advancing security and the protection and human rights of all.

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