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Democratic member states of the United Nations should work together to pass resolutions at the UN General Assembly chastising several nations with poor human rights records, Freedom House said today.

Just a half-year ago a million nonviolent demonstrators in Beirut led a Cedar Revolution that forced Syria's military withdrawal from their country.

With little less than a month until presidential elections in Kazakhstan, official restrictions on independent media freedoms are threatening the chances of a free and fair vote, Freedom House said today.

Delegates from around the world will gather next week in Tunisia for what is known as the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS).

Although European Union leaders decided to open accession talks with Turkey weeks ago, it remains clear that opposition to Ankara's integration into Europe remains deeply en

Only countries with a demonstrated commitment to democratic reform should be eligible for U.S. foreign assistance provided by the Millennium Challenge Corporation(MCC), Freedom House said today.
Freedom House, together with the Madrid-based Fundacion para los Relaciones Internacionales y el Dialogo Exterior (FRIDE), will hold conference on November 8 in Brussels, Belgium focusing on transatlantic cooperation in support of democracy in Cuba.