News & Updates

The latest from Freedom House:

In response to the government of Burkina Faso asking parliament to authorize a national referendum ending term limits for the country’s president, Freedom House issued the following statement:

In response to President Ilham Aliyev announcing the pardon and release of four of nearly 100 human rights activists and opposition figures imprisoned and facing charges in Azerbaijan, Freedom Hous


Since 2004, Hong Kong has declined 9 points on Freedom House's Freedom of the Press infographic. An infographic looks at press freedom over the past decade in Hong Kong.


In response to the announcement that Simone Gbagbo—the former first lady of Côte d’Ivoire, who has been charged by the International Criminal Court with crimes against humanity allegedly committed during post-election violence in 2010-2011 – will appear before an Ivoirian court on October 22, 2014, Freedom House issued the following statement: