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After Cameroon's National Communication Council suspsended six prominent journalists and ordered an end to key radio and TV programs, Freedom House issued the following statement.

Following reports that Gambian President Yaya Jammeh ssigned a draconian law mandating life imprisonment for individuals perceived to be LGBTI in The Gambia, Freedom House issued the following statement.

После официального предъявления уголовного обвинения в возбуждении национальной розни сотрудникам одной из лидирующих кыргызстанских правозащитных организаций и после того как стало известно, что бывшему директору проекта Freedom House также будет предъявлено обвинение, международная организация выпустила следующее заявление.

Freedom House issued the following statement after Kyrgyzstani authorities brought criminal charges against staff of a leading Kyrgyzstani human rights organization for allegedly inciting inter-ethnic hatred.

Mark P. Lagon testimony before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China on "The Future of Democracy in Hong Kong."

The Berlin Wall fell on Nov. 9, 1989, triggering a series of events that ultimately ended with the dissolution of the Soviet Union in late 1991. The legacy of Communism in Eastern Europe has been much harder to dismantle.

On November 11, 2014, Biram Dab Abeid, a prominent Mauritanian anti-slavery activist, was beaten and arrested for his participation in an anti-slavery protest and remains imprisoned today. Freedom House spoke with Biram in 2013 about his work - read the interview here.