Repealing net neutrality would allow internet service providers to become an arbiter of what types of content consumers can access and at what speeds and price.

Zimbabwe's military and its political allies hope to preserve their own positions in an authoritarian status quo.

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party of Prime Minister Hun Sen is dismantling Cambodia’s democracy, a process it is accelerating with the forced closure of Cambodia’s main opposition party and the silencing of critical voices.

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.

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.

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