Expanding freedom and democracy
Freedom on the Net 2021
Freedom House is founded on the core conviction that freedom flourishes in democratic nations where governments are accountable to their people.
NEW REPORT: Freedom on the Net 2021
In the high-stakes battle between states and technology companies, the rights of internet users have become the main casualties. Read our latest annual survey and analysis of internet freedom around the world now.
What is Transnational Repression?
Dozens of governments around the world systemically employ violence against exiles and diasporas, reaching beyond national borders to silence dissent.
Reimagining American Democracy
A strong democracy also requires a deep commitment to civic learning and education. What will it take to ensure that everyone is equipped with the necessary democratic knowledge, values, and tools in order to fully participate in the civic and political life of their communities? Watch Episode 5 and register for Episode 6: Reviving Civic Engagement today.
Explore democracy and net freedom around the world
Summit for Democracy: New Scorecards Highlight State of Freedom in Participating Countries
December 2, 2021
Democracy Summit Participants Should Examine Own Role in Countering Global Democratic Decline, Must Include Civil Society
November 9, 2021
Nicaragua: Ortega Regime Should Hold Free and Fair Elections and Reopen Civic Space for All
November 8, 2021