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Populist and nationalist forces made significant gains in democratic states in 2016, while authoritarian powers engaged in brazen acts of aggression, according to Freedom in the World 2017, Freedom House’s annual report on political rights and civil liberties.

Fuerzas populistas y nacionalistas obtuvieron incrementos significantes en los estados democráticos en el 2016, mientras que poderes autoritarios participaron en actos desvergonzados de agresión, de acuerdo a Freedom in the World 2017. 

Freedom in the World 2017 assesses political rights and civil liberties in every country around the globe.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to a new wave of arrests of opposition leaders by Cuban security authorities. 

Last January, Freedom House selected several countries that appeared to approaching important turning points in their democratic trajectories. Here’s how they performed.

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s executive order barring the arrival of refugees and all other citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries. 

In response to the Bahraini security forces firing live ammunition at peaceful protesters in Diraz, Freedom House issued a statement.