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The latest from Freedom House:

Under the Ukraine Media Watch project ("Мережа медіа-спостерігачів" in Ukrainian), Freedom House and IMI monitor freedom of the press and speech with a special focus on the impact of developments on the electoral environment.

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In April, when you met with U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden at the White House, he expressed support for Montenegro’s aspirations to join the European Union and NATO and emphasized the importance of strengthening democratic institutions, including a free press. However, since that meeting, violations of press freedom have continued unabated and have led to an increasingly threatening environment for independent media in Montenegro.

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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. 

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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: