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Authorities in Minsk have indiscriminately detained hundreds of marchers on Freedom Day in Belarus. 

This year marks the centenary of the Bolshevik Revolution, a fitting moment to take note of communism’s legacy.

Freedom House analysis shows that the ability of civil society institutions to function without state restrictions has suffered a pronounced decline over this period. It is in particular the organizations that pursue politically sensitive objectives—human rights advocacy, democratic reform, or anticorruption measures—that are under threat.

In response to the Trump administration’s budget proposal to drastically reduce foreign aid and other non-military overseas assistance programs, Freedom House issued a statement.

Raising human rights concerns on his first trip to China (or failing to do so) will send a strong message.

The government of Belarus has detained or fined more than 75 protestors for exercising their right to peaceful protest.

The regime in Baku is corrupt, authoritarian, and in the middle of an economic crisis. It is also preparing to become a major gas supplier to the European Union.

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