The detention of Osman Kavala is a significant escalation in the Turkish government’s assault on civil society and media.

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A refugee influx, economic concerns, and disaffection with established parties created an opening for xenophobic nationalists.

Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist who was killed by a car bomb. The Malta Independent.

Elen Aghekyan

While murders are unusual, Malta’s journalists have faced a number of other constraints on their work.

Rukmani Bhatia

Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be worth saving.

Ukraine detains an Azerbaijani journalist, Fikrat Huseynli, after a “Red Notice” is requested by the government of Azerbaijan.

Venezuela's National Electoral Council declared President Maduro's win of 17 out of 23 governorships in Sunday's regional elections. 

Freedom House and coalition of NGOs and diaspora groups urge congress to pass United States House Resolution 128, Supporting Respect for Human Rights and Encouraging Inclusive Governance in Ethiopia.

Uzbek citizen Narzullo Akhunjonov has been held in Ukranian custody since September 20 after he and his family attempted to seek political asylum. 

Freedom House issued the following statement in response to the Egyptian government's proposals to postpone presidential election and establish courts that would deny citizens fair trials. 

In this issue: New innovations in censorship, Hong Kong campus tensions, and how Communist Party influence is undermining freedom in key democracies and the United Nations


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