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The latest from Freedom House:

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/ 

The Sudan National Intelligence and Security Services’ raid on the Sudan Human Rights Monitor during a human rights workshop is part of the escalating crackdown on civil society organizations

Following the release of Belarusian political prisoner Eduard Lobau, Freedom House issued the following statement. 

The new legislation reinforces the clear message that Russia's aggressive steps and continued impunity in the region will not be ignored.

Read the full recommendations of the International Partnership Mission to Indonesia on improving press freedom.