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The latest from Freedom House:

As Uganda prepares to inaugurate Yoweri Museveni, its president of twenty-five years, to yet another term tomorrow, the human rights situation in Uganda grows increasingly grave.

Freedom House supports President Obama’s 2012 request for the international affairs budget and cautions against steep cuts to foreign assistance in Investing in Freedom: Analyzing the FY 2012 International Affairs Budget Request, a new report released on Thursday.

Freedom House condemns the brutal tactics employed by the government of Swaziland against the country’s peaceful pro-democracy movement and calls upon authorities to respect the constitutional rights of Swazi citizens to freedom of expression and assembly.

Freedom House condemns the Cuban government’s refusal to allow activist and blogger Yoani Sanchez to travel to Copenhagen, Denmark to collect the Danish Center for Political Studies (CEPOS) Freedom Award and calls upon the Cuban government to respect the right to free movement of all its citizens.

La violencia del narcotráfico, el aumento de ataques contra periodistas y la inestabilidad política contribuyeron a un significativo deterioro de la libertad de prensa en México y Honduras durante el 2010, según un estudio anual de Freedom House publicado hoy.