The latest from Freedom House:

Sheri Berman of Columbia University explains the background and implications of the election results.

A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters reporters to seven years imprisonment for documenting mass killings by soldiers and civilian mobs in Rakhine State.

In response to the demand of 15 OSCE countries that the Russian Federation answer questions about its internal investigation of human rights abuses committed last year in Chechnya, Freedom House issued a statement.

A United Nations investigation confirms what has long been reported about the gross human rights abuses perpetrated against Rohingya Muslims at the hand of Myanmar’s military. 

Freedom House honors the legacy of U.S. Senator John McCain, one of the great American champions of democracy. 

American democracy still suffers from some of the rifts that opened five decades ago.

Fear of religious extremism helps explain the lack of democratic development in the country.