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

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Media Freedom, Religious Freedom, Rule of Law, Women's Rights
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Americas
written by
Cyrus Rassool
Program Associate, Internet Freedom


In many countries, political leaders take full advantage of social media platforms even as ordinary citizens face criminal prosecution for their own online activities.

written by
Sarah Trister
Senior Advocacy Manager

Around the world, millions of people carried on the struggle for freedom and human rights in 2013. There were gains, to be sure, but unfortunately many more setbacks. Here are some of the best and worst developments in human rights over the past year.

Freedom House is deeply disturbed by India’s Supreme Court decision to reinstate legislation criminalizing homosexuality.

Issues: 
Freedom of Association, LGBTI Rights
Regions: 
Asia-Pacific

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