President Mugabe’s long era of misrule is being replaced by military rule — which could be something that could be worse for both Zimbabwe and all of southern Africa. 

Freedom House joins 57 civil society organizations in calling for the United States government to address the grave human rights and humanitarian crisis in Burma. 

clapping for Xi Jinping mobile app china

In this issue: What the 19th Party Congress means for China’s media policy at home and abroad, latest surveillance and censorship innovations, and how Beijing’s investments are shaping African media.

Citizens of Moldova protest against the mixed electoral system in front of the Parliament building. 

The fate of press freedom in the country is closely tied to the success of its democracy.

Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro.

Alessandra Pinna

Investigative journalists have uncovered trafficking, bribery, and money-laundering networks that reach across the Americas.

Stella Nyanzi, Ugandan activist

Stella Nyanzi (Credit: African Peacebuilding Network, program assistant Dagan Rossini)

The spread of repressive policies has implications for U.S. security interests in the region.

Nov 14 2017 - 9:30am

Please join Freedom House for the launch of Freedom on the Net 2017 and discussion of key findings and emerging trends in internet freedom, including the growing number of governments manipulating social media.

william bill browder interpol russia magnitsky

Russian authorities placed William Browder on Interpol's 'wanted list" in retaliation for his campaign to sanction corrupt and abusive Russian officials, including those involved in the murder of Sergei Magnitsky.

Nov 3 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us for this special event highlighting the foreign policies of governments in the Americas and select countries of the Global South regarding democracy, human rights, and international norms.

Freedom House, the George W. Bush Institute, the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement today announced a project aimed at rebuilding strong bipartisan, public support in defense of democracy at home and abroad.


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