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The latest from Freedom House:

In a major study released today, Freedom House finds that the challenge posed by the terrorist attacks on September 11 and the resulting war on terrorism did not lead to major setbacks in press freedom in 2001.
Targeting innocent civilians is becoming a common feature of 21st-century warfare, to judge by the Sept. 11 attacks and the suicide bombings in Israel.
Sunday will be Easter, the holiest day in the Christian calendar.
Ukrainians are going to the polls Sunday in the most boisterous and significant elections since they opted for independence in 1991.
Major new Freedom House report finds Africa's largest nationa faces rapid spread of extreme Islamic Law.
Together with a broad coalition of individuals affiliated with non-governmental organizations and think tanks, Freedom House today appealed to US Secretary of State Colin Powell and key Members of Congress to consider increasing financial resources for democracy building worldwide.
Uzbekistan, which sits on Afghanistan's border and faces its own terrorist movement, has played host to US troops.

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