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The latest from Freedom House:

A gunman’s October 22 attack inside Canada’s House of Parliament and the killing of a Canadian Forces soldier at Canada’s National War Memorial constitute an assault against Canada’s democracy and its promotion of democracy around the world. 


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.