Please join us on May 1 for the release of Freedom of the Press 2014, the latest edition of Freedom House’s annual assessment of media freedom. Click here to RSVP.

Freedom House has chronicled the growing reach of Chinese government repression since 2006.

On April 10, more than 200 guests filled the Hillyer Art Space for Freedom House’s Third Annual Photography and Art Auction fundraiser.

Freedom House is proud to launch freedomhouse/mexico, a Spanish-language subsite that features news, publications, and updates related to Mexico as well as information on Freedom House programs based out of Mexico City.

Since 2003, Freedom House has systematically provided prescient analysis of Russia’s move to authoritarian rule and efforts to restore hegemony over Ukraine.

Upcoming Event: Freedom of the Press 2014 Release
Freedom House Commentary on China: 2006-2014
Images of Repression and Freedom 2014
Freedom House Launches Spanish-Language Subsite Dedicated to Mexico
Freedom House on Russia: 2003-2014
Countries & Territories: 45
3.9 billion people
38% free
Press:
5% free

Percent computed by population. Population source data.

Countries & Territories: 44
614 million people
86% free
Press:
66% free

Percent computed by population. Population source data.

Countries & Territories: 21
403 million people
2% free
Press:
0% free

Percent computed by population. Population source data.

Countries & Territories: 50
925 million people
12% free
Press:
3% free

Percent computed by population. Population source data.

Countries & Territories: 36
953 million people
71% free
Press:
38% free

Percent computed by population. Population source data.

Countries & Territories: 17
286 million people
0% free
Press:
0% free

Percent computed by population. Population source data.

News & Updates

Given Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Law and the serious flaws in its draft guidelines for access to health by LGBTI persons, the release of this loan would be the height of irresponsibility.

Freedom House welcomes the United States’ acknowledgement that recent actions of the Egyptian government do not reflect an attempt to transition to a representative and democratic government.

Marco Civil's provisions, including the right to privacy, free expression online, and net neutrality, set an example for other governments of positive measures that enshrine human rights online into law.

Regions: 

Freedom House expresses its grave concern for the fate of Azerbaijani journalist Rauf Mirkadyrov, who was deported from Turkey on April 19 and immediately charged with espionage when he arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Regions: