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Madeline Earp
Research Analyst, Freedom on the Net

Internet Censorship Around The World |

If you’re following the 2014 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul this week, you might want to refresh your memory about internet freedom around the world.

written by
Arch Puddington
Vice President for Research

The press has a special responsibility to shine the spotlight on multinational corporations that collaborate with the agents of dictatorship.

written by
Tyler Roylance
Staff Editor

In the Middle East, Eastern Europe, and East Asia, antidemocratic forces have been on the rampage, threatening to pull the United States into new conflicts against its will. In each of these cases, the crisis has origins in authoritarian rule, and only a policy built on the promotion of democratic governance has any hope of ensuring a lasting peace.


25 years after the Tiananmen Square movement, Freedom House supports and speaks out on behalf of those who continue to struggle for human rights in China. Join us in the struggle to promote freedom in China.

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Senior Research Analyst for East Asia


Senior Advocacy Officer

Annie Boyajian is Senior Advocacy Officer at Freedom House, and leads Freedom House's advocacy to the U.S. Congress and collaboration with American human rights groups.

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The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship: How Chinese Media Restrictions Affect News Outlets around the World

Chinese government media controls are increasingly constraining news outlets based outside China, according to a report authored by Freedom House research analyst Sarah Cook and published by the Center for International Media Assistance at the National Endowment for Democracy.


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