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The latest from Freedom House:

A court in Baku convincted journalist Rauf Mirgadirov on espionage charges, sentencing him to six years imprisonment. 

The new law expands the government’s already extensive powers to monitor peaceful citizens, tightens censorship, and gives officials greater legal cover to jail journalists, activists, and ethnic and religious minorities.

In response to Ethiopian prosecutors appealing the dismissal of terrorism charges against five members of the Zone 9 bloggers and authorities issuing them a court summons, Freedom House issued the following statement.

In response to the Malawian government’s decision to drop charges of sodomy against two men and suspend the controversial anti-homosexual laws, Freedom House issued the following statement.

Following police searches of the offices of Nakanune.kz and the homes of the website’s owner and one of its journalists as part of a groundless investigation, Freedom House issued the following statement.

Following a Beijing’s court guilty verdict and three-year suspended sentence against human rights lawyer Pu Zhiqiang, Freedom House issued the following statement.

Freedom House joins seven other advocacy groups to call on Secretary Kerry to grant humanitarian parole for threatened Bangladeshi bloggers and publishers.

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