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The latest from Freedom House:

LGBTI people have become victims of an ongoing crisis within global institutions regarding the intersection of universal human rights and cultural or “traditional” values.

LGBTI people have become victims of an ongoing crisis within global institutions regarding the intersection of universal human rights and cultural or “traditional” values.

The  guilty verdict in the case against Ruslan Kutayev shows that Chechen authorities have no qualms about persecuting those who take a principled position on Chechen history.

The decision to declare Mr. Malinowski 'unwelcome' in Bahrain is unwarranted and wrongfully prevents him doing what he's suppossed to be doing, which is meeting with human rights advocates to understand the full picture of what is going on in Bahrain.

For the fifth year in a row, Freedom House has received a generous donation from the Leon Levy Foundation to support Freedom of the Press, Freedom House’s annual survey of media independence in 197 countries and territories.

The findings of Freedom House’s Nations in Transit report point to Russia’s role as model and enabler for Eurasia’s autocracies. Read Arch Puddington and David J. Kramer's American Interest  op-ed.

In an interactive slideshow published in Foreign Policy, Freedom House looks at ten countries identified as the world's worst human rights abusers in 2013, according to Freedom in the World, Freedom House’s annual report on global political rights and civil liberties.

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