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By treating Russia’s aggression against Ukraine as a discrete problem, the West has overlooked the broader strategic and moral dimensions of Moscow’s behavior, writes Freedom House board member Paula Dobriansky in an op-ed for The Washington Post.

While the coup itself appeared deceptively simple, governing Thailand will be a more drawn out, complicated, and potentially bloody affair.

Freedom House strongly condemns the Thai army’s seizure of power and urges General Prayuth Chan-ocha to immediately return full civilian control of the Thai government, release government and opposition representatives taken into custody, and rescind the nationwide order of martial law.

The raid on the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights, the arrest of four of its employees, and the seizure of its property, is another demonstration that the Egyptian government is not interested in any transition to democracy,

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The recently passed "False Accusation Law" is detrimental for the development of free of speech and mass media in Kyrgyzstan, Freedom House said in a statement.

In the wake of Narendra Modi’s overwhelming victory in India’s recent elections, commentators have noted the many, daunting challenges facing the new prime minister of the world’s most populous democracy.