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On April 27, 2006, at the Museum Center in Baku, Azerbaijan, the nongovernmental organization and independent think tank Freedom House will hold a roundtable discussion and press conference to share the findings of its annual surveys on political rights and civil liberties.

Freedom House Director of Programs Paula Schriefer

On Thursday, April 27, 2006, Freedom House will co-host a reception to welcome participants of North Korea Freedom Week and acknowledge the contributions US Congressional leaders, visiting Japanese Parliamentarians, and NGO leaders from the US, Japan, and South Korea have made to the issue of human rights in North Korea.
Freedom House Director of Programs, Paula Schriefer, testified today to the House International Relations Committee's Subcommittee on the Middle East and Central Asia on the state of freedom in Central Asia.
Freedom House today called on President George W. Bush to raise Azerbaijan's poor democratic record when he and Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev meet at the White House on April 28.
Today in Tbilisi, Freedom House urged reform-minded leaders in Georgia to observe democratic process while advancing reforms.
Freedom House, together with the International Campaign for Tibet, sent a letter today to President Bush urging him to raise concerns in private meetings and public appearances about the current dismal state of human rights in China and Tibet.

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