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The latest from Freedom House:

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.

An Uzbek human rights defender, Umida Niyazova, was sentenced yesterday to seven years in prison...
While the release of seven Cuban political prisoners this week is a welcome action...

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