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Freedom House and 17 other civil society organizations operating in southern Africa have petitioned SADC Heads of State and Government to express concern over a protocol for a new inter-state tribunal. After disbanding the SADC Tribunal in 2012 without consultation of critical stakeholders, the SADC has proposed a new tribunal but would bar citizens from accessing the court.

Southern Africa is facing a number of democracy challenges that SADC needs to take a leading role in addressing.

The United States has been a champion of internet freedom around the world, but current FCC plans could undermine that position by abandoning net neutrality.

How did ISIS manage to capture Mosul? Zainab al-Suwaij, executive director of the American Islamic Congress and a trustee of Freedom House, answers questions on recent developments in Iraq.

Zainab al-Suwaij, executive director of the American Islamic Congress and a trustee of Freedom House, examines recent developments in Iraq.

Turkey’s paramount leader is moving from the premiership to the presidency amid talk of constitutional change, but his divisive and autocratic governance style will remain the same.

Turkey’s paramount leader is moving from the premiership to the presidency amid talk of constitutional change, but his divisive and autocratic governance style will remain the same.

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