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Freedom House has received a $50,000 donation from the Jyllands-Posten Fond to renew its support for Freedom of the Press, Freedom House’s annual survey of media independence.

Issues: 
Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Americas
Lars Hvidberg
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One of the leading forces in the 2005–06 prophet Muhammad cartoon controversy, Danish Muslim activist Ahmed Akkari, now regrets his role as agitator and reveals a larger, more deliberate, and more vicious conspiracy behind the crisis than previously known.

Publication in Uganda of the names of 200 people said to be homosexual should make clear to President Yoweri Museveni and the Ugandan government that the country’s new anti-LGBTI law endangers fundamental human rights and should be repealed.

 

Issues: 
Civil Society, Freedom of Association, Human Rights Defense, LGBTI Rights, Rule of Law, U.S. Foreign Policy
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, Americas

Freedom House on May 29 received a $50,000 donation from the Jyllands-Posten Fond to renew its support for Freedom of the Press, Freedom House’s annual survey of media independence. The survey assesses the degree of media freedom in 197 countries and territories each year. This will be the third consecutive year of support for Freedom of the Press by Jyllands Posten.
 

Issues: 
Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Americas

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