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The massacre of civilians and journalists that occurred on Monday in the Philippines is a shocking symptom of the country's climate of impunity and the government's inability to protect freedom of expression, Freedom House said today. The organization condemned the killings in the strongest terms possible.

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Freedom House today submitted a statement to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs urging Congress to rescind the ban on U.S. citizens traveling to Cuba.

As the United Nations General Assembly prepares to vote on a Canadian-sponsored resolution condemning ongoing human rights violations in the Islamic Republic of Iran, Freedom House joins Iranian pro-reform activists and other human rights groups in urging member states to support the resolution.

Civil society advocates in Zimbabwe have long been embattled.

It is critical that President Barack Obama emphasize the importance of human rights and democratic standards during his visit to China later this week, Freedom House said today.