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The latest from Freedom House:

A new Senate bill that would remove the ban on American citizen travel to Cuba would be an important contribution to U.S. policy to promote democratic reform in Havana.
Freedom House condemns the UN Human Rights Council for undermining the universal right to freedom of expression by once again passing a resolution that urges members to adopt laws outlawing criticism of religions.
Freedom House is pleased that Kyrgyzstan’s presidential administration and parliament withdrew a flawed draft law on non-governmental organizations, but is concerned that the government may soon introduce an amended version.
Freedom House strongly urges Arab League members meeting in Qatar this weekend to press indicted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir to rescind a ban on international aid groups in Darfur and cooperate with the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Freedom House brought human rights activists from Zimbabwe, Cuba, Egypt and Venezuela to the 10th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council March 9-13 in Geneva.

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