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The latest from Freedom House:

In response to Ethiopian security forces disrupting a fundraising event by the country’s most prominent human rights organization, the Human Rights Council (HRCO), Freedom House issued a statement.

In response to Cuban authorities’ illegal raid of the Consejería Jurídica de Abogados Independientes de la Corriente Agramontista, Freedom House issued a statement.

In light of the upcoming review of Azerbaijan's status in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) in October, the undersigned organisations call on the EITI Board to suspend Azerbaijan from participation in EITI, due to continuous breach of the initiative’s requirements for fostering an enabling environment for civil society.

Freedom House released a statement in response to South Africa’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.

Iran sentenced three Iranian-Americans to 10 years imprisonment on politically-motivated charges. 

The Venezuelan government continues its harrassment and persecution of opposition leader Lester Toledo with his most recent arrest. 

Independent Nicaraguan newspaper Confidencial denounced acts of intimidation and espionage allegedly committed by the Nicaragua military.

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