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In a new report, Freedom House warns of increased efforts by many governments to restrict Internet access on the pretext of protecting the public from pornography, subversive material, or violations of national security.
Leading Opposition Mayors and Municipal Leaders Seek Support to Promote Democracy in Serbia and Rebuild Nation's Economy in Post-Milosevic Serbia. Broad Representation of Democratic Opposition to Meet Secretary of State Albright, Congressional and Foreign Policy Leaders
Communist regimes will be called to task on persecution of dissidents and religious minorities
Freedom House Reports Ranks 120 Countries as Democratic, Largest Number Ever
From No Countries with Universal Suffrage in 1900 to 119 Countries on the Eve of 2000, Democracy is Predominant Form of Government Around the World
The first World Forum on Democracy, sponsored by Freedom House and Poland's Stefan Batory Foundation, will be held June 25-27, 2000 in Warsaw.

The degree of press freedom in the world declined in 1998, according to a survey of the news media issued today by Freedom House.