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German ministers have approved plans to fine social media firms up to 50 million euros  if they fail to remove hate speech and fake news within 24 hours.

Inspiration from the late civil rights activist, teachers’ union leader, and Freedom House trustee Albert Shanker.

In advance of President Trump’s first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Freedom House has urged the American President to make support for fundamental freedoms a major topic of their discussions.

Freedom House urges President Trump to include support for fundamental freedoms on the agenda of his summit with President Xi later this week.

Populist victories in the United Kingdom and the United States have shaken the post-Cold War order and increased fears of instability in Europe and Eurasia, according to Nations in Transit 2017, the 22nd edition of Freedom House’s annual report on democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Eurasia.

Unchecked power may look like a quick way to address pressing challenges, but the results are often catastrophic in practice.

Venezuelan Constitutional Court’s has moved to usurp the National Assembly’s constitutional role.