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The latest from Freedom House:

The World Health Organization denied Taiwanese journalists press passes to cover the World Health Assembly from May 21 - 26. 

Ahead of a constitutional referendum in Burundi that would extend presidential terms to seven years from five and allow President Pierre Nkurunziza – in power since 2005 – to serve two additional terms, Freedom House issued a statement.

Journalist Elena Milashina and Russian LGBT activist Igor Kochetkov, who together helped expose the widespread illegal torture and murder of gay men in Chechnya, will receive the 2018 Freedom Award.

In response to civil society organizations’ strong opposition to a government proposal to draft legislation that would regulate their work – potentially imposing new registration requirements and extensive financial reporting – Freedom House issued a statement.

The maps and graphs below illustrate three major patterns that will affect the continent’s future path.

The world’s autocrats seem more willing to dispense with the appearance of honest elections.

Nonprofit members and partners of InterAction urge the U.S. Congress to update the Foreign Agent Registration Act in regards to non-profits and their interactions with international partners. 

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