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The latest from Freedom House:

Freedom House strongly denounces the murder of Magomed Yevloyev, a leading opponent of Ingushetia's Kremlin-backed leader Murat Zyazikov and the owner of, the opposition website.
Freedom House is deeply concerned about an apparent crackdown in Yemen on religious minorities, including followers of the Baha'i faith and Christians who converted from Islam.
As the Beijing Olympics draw to a close, Freedom House urges the international community to insist on a new standard for awarding the Games, one that requires countries to be democratic and to respect basic human rights.

Russia's invasion of Georgia comes 40 years after another Kremlin act of aggression against a small, nearby, and independent-minded country.

Freedom House and two other human rights organizations expressed concern over the continuing Russian presence in Georgia despite pledges to withdraw.
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