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The latest from Freedom House:

Freedom House supports today’s reintroduction in the US Congress of the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. 

Authorities in Kazakhstan detain peaceful demonstrators and journalists on the presidential election day.

Russian government continues to represses independent journalism by jailing another investigative reporter on false charges.

The pardon of Reuters journalists should not be mistaken as evidence authorities are easing restrictions on free speech.

In democracies and authoritarian states alike, leaders intent on consolidating power are finding new ways to repress independent journalism, a report released today by Freedom House finds.

Monitoring the social media accounts of US visa applicants comes with troubling implications.

Violent dispersal of protests interfere with Sudan's efforts to transition to civilian leadership.