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The latest from Freedom House:

Freedom House is relieved to learn of the release from jail today of Uzbek human rights activist...
Overall press freedom in much of sub-Saharan Africa declined in 2006...
As press freedom in Iran continued to deteriorate in 2006...
Reversing improvements seen in the last few years, press freedom in the Middle East and North Africa declined in 2006...

In a historic March 1946 speech, Winston Churchill painted the stark image of an "iron curtain" descending across the European continent.

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