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The latest from Freedom House:

The recent claim that the Charlie Hebdo killings helped motivate the murder of Boris Nemtsov suggests that opponents of democracy will continue to sow discord over free speech issues. 

Freedom House President Mark P. Lagon urges the United States Congress to pass the International Violence Against Women Act.

In response to a lawsuit challenging the U.S. National Security Agency’s mass interception of online communications between individuals in the United States and abroad, Freedom House issued the following statement

Freedom House issued the following statement after gunmen killed two well-known Guatemalan journalists, and wounded a third. 

In response to the approval of a draft "foreign agents" law by a parliamentary committee in Kyrgyzstan, a measure that parallels a measure approved in Russia in 2012, Freedom House issued the following statement.

In response to Myanmar’s arrest of demonstrators at two protests last week and the on-going student demonstrations, Freedom House released the following statement:

Two years into Xi Jinping’s presidency, all hope that China’s new leader could morph into a liberal reformer seems to have vanished.