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The latest from Freedom House:

In response to Saudi Arabia deciding to postpone until next week a secound round of 50 lashes for blogger Raif Badawi, Freedom House issued the following statement.

After the release of satellite images documenting the massive destruction and loss of over 2,000 lives resulting from a Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria, Freedom House released the following statement. 

Authorities in the Gambia have arrested 26 people accused of being associated with the alleged plotters of the December 30 coup attempt. 

In response to today’s decision by a Mauritanian court to sentence to two years imprisonment three anti-slavery activists, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

There is some hope that the winner of next week’s presidential by-election could reverse recent declines in Zambia’s democratic standing, but a number of factors are working against such a positive outcome. 

Freedom House issued the following statement after Belarus’ Minsk Economic Court to fined the Logvinau Publishing House 1 billion rubles (about $90,500) for the unlicensed sale of books. 

In response to Saudi Arabia sentencing the blogger Raif Badawi to 10 years imprisonment and 1,000 lashes for allegedly insulting Islam, and authorities publicly flogging him today, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

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