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Peter Ackerman, a leading authority on strategies to advance democracy and human rights, has become chairman of Freedom House, the organization's board of trustees announced today.
Growing Civic Engagement Is Sole Bright Spot

One sure way to test whether a government is serious about enabling free and fair elections is to examine how it treats journalists.

Freedom House sent a letter today to Condoleezza Rice, expressing its concerns that the emerging Iraqi constitution will seriously undermine the prospects for democracy and the safeguarding of human rights in the new Iraq.

Over the next month or so, organized labor will take note of three important dates: the 50th anniversary of the merger that formed the AFL-CIO; the 10th anniversary of the r

A group of leaders of human rights and pro-democracy organizations from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas is calling on the world's democracies to spearhead efforts to fundamentally reform the United Nations, especially its human rights mechanisms.
New Freedom House Study Finds Poor Anti-Corruption Efforts in 30 Key Countries