Freedom House

Type: Organization
Name: Freedom House
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Letter to Prime Minister of Montenegro from Freedom House President

His Excellency Milo ĐukanovićPrime MinisterPodgorica, MontenegroDear Prime Minister Đukanović,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 ... [Published Freedom House - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom House Condemns Armed Attack against Canadian Parliament

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. Freedom House ... [Published Freedom House - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Soroptimist Int'l Awakening Women's Potential Nov 6th- Human Trafficking Topic & 15 other Non-Profits there

Lunch Nov. 6th w/15 non-profits helping women & girls; key speaker talks about Bay Area issues w/Human Trafficking. Host/Soroptimist Int'Soroptimist International (SI), Los Gatos-Saratoga is hosting it’s 5th Annual Awakening Women’s Potential Lunch. This ... [Published Los Gatos Patch - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

Press Freedom Deteriorating Throughout the Americas, Says Media Advocacy Group

Gag/Foter CC BY SA The bad news is that the United States hasbeen slapped again for its government's downward-spiraling respectfor freedom of the press. The good news is that our officials'transgressions pale in comparison to the crimes inflicted on ... [Published REASON Online - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

President of Burkina Faso Seeks to End Presidential Term Limit

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:“Freedom House urges the National Assembly of Burkina Faso ... [Published Freedom House - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Mexico's human rights chief accused of ignoring powerful abusers

Those who monitor Mexico's human rights commission say it often focuses on social ills – like school bullying or racial discrimination – rather than high-profile cases of elected officials abusing power or abuses that put the military in a bad light. ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hungary intends to charge tax on data transfers

THE HUNGARIAN GOVERNMENT is considering levying a charge on data transfers, according to a report on Reuters.The news agency said that a draft bill making its way through parliament concerning taxation charges for 2015 includes a . There is no mention ... [Published TheInquirer.net - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Journalist wins case against Iceland over report on addiction centre sex abuse

THE EUROPEAN COURT of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that an Icelandic journalist should not have been found guilty of defamation.It is the second case taken by Erla Hlynsdóttir, a former reporter for Icelandic paper DV, at the ECtHR relating to Iceland’s ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bulgarian government in 2013 was ‘second most hated’ in the world – Gallup poll

A survey by international pollsters Gallup has found that on a list of “partly free” countries, the Bulgarian government in 2013 had the second-lowest approval rating in the world.Released on October 20 2014, the Gallup Global States of Mind report was ... [Published The Sofia Globe - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

R&B singer turned minister visits Humble

Former R&B singer Stacy Lattisaw can still draw a crowd.Only now it’s her words, not singing that people come to hear.Lattisaw, a minister in the Christian denomination known as “Spirit-Filled” spoke to a crowded convention hall in Humble Saturday morning. ... [Published Humble Observer - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kyrgyzstan should reject bill criminalising expression about LGBTI rights and people

This article was originally published on freedomhouse.org on 16 October 2014 .In response to Kyrgyzstan's parliament giving preliminary approval to a bill that would criminalize any actions promoting "positive attitudes toward non-traditional forms of ... [Published Ifex - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Jailed Editor Wins Freedom Award

Bheki Makhubu, the Swaziland editor jailed for two years for publishing articles critical of judges has won the Press Freedom Award at the CNN / Multichoice journalism awards.Makhubu, editor of the Nation, a small-circulation monthly comment magazine, ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 20 2014]

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...Rohac, a policy analyst at the CatoCato Institute , has concluded that EU development funds have exacerbated corruption in Eastern Europe . "The inflow of EU funds into countries with weak institutions does not mean just wasteful spending but also breeds corruption" he wrote
"Years later he added, ‘a free media must be dependent on no one for favours"
"Enkindling Hope: A Calling of the Church in the Age of Soft Despair" lecture: 6:30-8 p.m., at St. Norbert Abbey's Norbertine Center for Spirituality, 1016 N Broadway, De Pere...
"We must all take notice and, like Sir Keith, have the courage to act when those freedoms are threatened."

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Faith calendar: Oct. 24-Nov. 11 [Published Green Bay Press-Gazette - Oct 23 2014]
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Facebook's China Expansion Dilemma [Published US News & World Report - Oct 23 2014]
Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Oct 23 2014]
Freedom House Condemns Armed Attack against Can... [Published Freedom House - Oct 23 2014]
Real balance key to a successful election, and ... [Published The Hill - Oct 23 2014]
A champion of freedom [Published Herald Sun - Oct 23 2014]
Tension high in the DMZ between North, South Korea [Published Killeen Daily Herald - Oct 23 2014]
Murdoch lashes Abbott on journalists law [Published Brisbane Times - Oct 23 2014]
Soroptimist Int'l Awakening Women's Potential N... [Published Los Gatos Patch - Oct 23 2014]
Press Freedom Deteriorating Throughout the Amer... [Published REASON Online - Oct 23 2014]
Press Freedom Deteriorating Throughout the Amer... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 23 2014]
Who Will Control Your Internet? [Published New American - Oct 22 2014]
A Glance at North Korea [Published KCEN HD - Oct 22 2014]
Mexico's human rights chief accused of ignoring... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Oct 22 2014]
Hungary intends to charge tax on data transfers [Published TheInquirer.net - Oct 22 2014]
Oakland ‘Run For Courage’ will help trafficking... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 22 2014]
Chinese Hackers Defy Apple's New Security [Published US News & World Report - Oct 21 2014]
President of Burkina Faso Seeks to End Presiden... [Published Freedom House - Oct 21 2014]
Right to be forgotten: Organisation calls on Go... [Published Ifex - Oct 21 2014]
President of Burkina Faso Seeks to End Presiden... [Published Noodls - Oct 21 2014]
Mexico’s human rights chief faces charges he’s ... [Published Idaho Statesman - Oct 21 2014]
Djibouti: Obama’s national security gamble [Published The Hill - Oct 21 2014]
Journalist wins case against Iceland over repor... [Published TheJournal.ie - Oct 21 2014]
Botswana: Elections Expose Nation's 'Fading' De... [Published AllAfrica.com - Oct 21 2014]
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Press Freedom Deteriorating Throughout the Amer... [Published Hit & Run - Oct 23 2014]
<p><img alt="Gag" height="225" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/2014_10/Gag_FoterCCBYSA.jpg?h=225&w=300" title="Clearly, she's not in Paraguay|||Gag/Foter CC BY SA" width="300" style="float: right;"/&gt;The bad news is that the United States ...
Another Victim in the Fight Against Ebola: Libe... [Published MoJo Articles | Mother Jones - Oct 16 2014]
Ebola has already claimed the lives of more than 2,000 people in Liberia. Now, the Liberian president's critics are warning that her response to the epidemic is threatening to undermine the country's fragile democratic institutions. More MoJo coverage ...
Full text of president’s National Day address –... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 15 2014]
Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou on Friday gave his annual National Day address, in which he reaffirmed his firm belief in “a democratic process which emphasizes reason, peace, and tolerance”. The following is the full text of his speech, ...
Full text of president’s National Day address –... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 10 2014]
Taipei, Oct. 10 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou on Friday gave his annual National Day address, in which he reaffirmed his firm belief in “a democratic process which emphasizes reason, peace, and tolerance”. The following is the full text of his speech, ...
Aid and Democracy Redux [Published Zunia.org RSS - Oct 06 2014]
This paper uses Freedom House ratings to assess the impact of foreign aid on democracy. We employ an interval regression to account for Freedom House's method of rating countries. A cross-sectional analysis examining the long run effect of aid on democracy ...
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