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The latest from Freedom House:

 Freedom House condems the horrific attack on the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which left at least 12 dead and 20 others wounded. 

In response to Gambia shutting down of the independent Teranga radio station after a failed coup last week against President Yahya Jammeh, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

Freedom House issued the following statement after Cuban authorities detained journalist journalist Reinaldo Escobar and stationed police outside the home of political dissidents.

Interview with: Mark P. Lagon, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Human Rights and President of Freedom House 

Interviewer: Zachary Laub, Online Writer/Editor 

In response to a Moscow court sentencing Russian opposition leader Aleksei Navalny to a three-and-a-half year suspended sentence, and his brother Oleg Navalny to a prison term of the same length in a politically-motivated case, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

Freedom House issued the following statement after a a court in Nouadhibou, Mauritania issued a death sentence to Mohamed Cheikh Ould M’Kheitir for apostasy, after he publishedan article that discussed the caste system and the Prophet Mohammad.

In response to a court in Almaty, Kazakhstan, upholding a $150,000 penalty for “moral damages” against creators of a nightclub advertisement showing Russian and Kazakh national heroes kissing, Freedom House issued the following statement/ 

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