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The latest from Freedom House:

The United States is convening a Community of Democracies conference, but does it still believe in the organization’s mission?

In this issue: Censorship ahead of 19th Party Congress, surveillance upgrades, and how Chinese content restrictions are reaching Cambridge, Italy, and California.

Leaders in Beijing have avoided opprobrium for appalling actions on their behalf.

Kenya's high court moved to nullify the results of the August 8 presidential election and has ordered that a new vote be held. 

 President Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio, convicted of contempt of court for failing to end the illegal targeting of Latinos, shows a profound disrespect for the rule of law. 

One of Azerbaijan's most prominent independent journalists, Mehman Aliyev, received a sentence of three months pre-trial detention.