Freedom House

Type: Organization
Name: Freedom House
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

I'm a KIND neighbour signs dominate downtown Brantford

City residents are getting a little more neighbourly through a campaign designed to spread some kindness."I'm a Kind Neighbour" signs are popping up on the front lawns and in the store windows of those who make the commitment.It's the latest work of Freedom ... [Published Brantford Expositor - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Swaziland Wrongly Convicts Activists for Article Critical of Judge

In response to a court in Swaziland convicting two prominent human rights activists, Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu, on spurious contempt of court charges and sentencing the men to two years imprisonment, Freedom House issued the following statemen ... [Published Freedom House - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

One year on, no justice for murdered LGBT activist in Cameroon

On the anniversary of the torture and murder of Eric Lembembe, a leading anti-AIDS and LGBTI activist in Cameroon, Freedom House issued the following statement: Vincent, a poet, demonstrates on behalf of Eric Lembembe, who was murdered in Cameroon, during ... [Published Ifex - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

African Leaders Summit: Opportunities to Focus on Democracy and Human Rights (7/24/14)

WASHINGTON, July 24 -- The Freedom House issued the following news release:On August 4-6, President Obama hosts the first African Leaders Summit in Washington, bringing together U.S. policymakers and over 50 African heads of state. While the agenda includes ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom House on Human Rights in Egypt: a Q&A with Charles Dunne

Freedom House’s director of Middle East and North Africa programs, Charles Dunne, spoke July 24 to a House Foreign Affairs subcommittee about the endangered status of human rights and civil society in Egypt. Dunne highlighted key points in a Freedom House ... [Published Freedom House - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Struggle for Civil Society in Egypt

Hearing on " "Testimony by Charles W. Dunne, Director of Middle East and North Africa Programs, Freedom HouseBefore the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North AfricaForeign Affairs Committee of the United States House of RepresentativesJuly 24, 20 ... [Published Freedom House - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Privacy, Censorship, and the "Right to Be Forgotten" in the Digital Age

Does a right to privacy necessarily lead to censorship on the web? On May 13, the European Court of Justice issued a decision stating that search engines like Google may have to remove search results if the data is deemed to violate an individual's right ... [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Dimensions of Internet freedom

Illustration: Jayachandran/MintA2013 report from Freedom House, a Washington DC-based research and advocacy non-profit, found that more than half of the countries assessed experienced a decline in Internet freedom, including the US.In the manner of its ... [Published Livemint.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom House enters contest

PRINCETON — Freedom House has entered the RK Dixon Make My Non Profit Run Better contest. The first round of voting will take place daily until 5 p.m. July 28 online at www.rkdixon.com. Voting for the finalists will begin at 8 a.m. Aug. 4 and end at 5 ... [Published Bureau County Republican - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

'Political' Magazine Banned From Swazi Prison

Members of banned political organisations in Swaziland said prison guards didn't let them take a copy of newsmagazine The Nation into one of the kingdom's prisons, according to local news reports."The incident occurred at the Zakhele Remand Centre on ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Swaziland: Editor and Lawyer 'Face 10 Years Jail'

The Swaziland editor and human rights lawyer convicted of contempt of court could face up to ten years in jail, according to a media report.Bheki Makhubu, editor of the independent news magazine The Nation, and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko, were ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Russia Undermines Civil Society, Expands NGO 'Foreign Agents' List

In response to the Russian Ministry of Justice adding five prominent Russian NGOs to its list of “foreign agents,” Freedom House issued the following statement:“By claiming five prominent NGOs are ‘foreign agents,’ Russian authorities are deliberately ... [Published Freedom House - Jul 21 2014]

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...intent on learning about the outside world,” says Kim Seung-chul of North Korea Reform Radio , which produces daily broadcasts for North Koreans to "encourage the development of independent public opinion inside the country."
...But the campaign is really about "people talking and thinking about what neighbours are supposed to be" said Carrol
"Their continued opposition and defiance of the U N Security Council resolutions as well as the international community norms ... (are) not acceptable and further isolate them from the international community" Scaparrotti told reporters after a ceremony held at the Freedom House in the SouthSouth Korean part of Panmunjom. "We will remain vigilant...
...due process of law and the presiding judges had clear conflicts of interest," said Vukasin Petrovic, director of Africa programs at Freedom House.  "Any possible appeal process to the Supreme Court is likely to be yet another mockery of justice as the chief justice, who is in charge of the allocation of cases, was the subject of the article written by Maseko and published by Makhubu, criticizing the justice's conduct."

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Yatsenyuk’s Resignation Topples an Obama Ally i... [Published American Conservative - Jul 25 2014]
One year on, no justice for murdered LGBT activ... [Published Ifex - Jul 25 2014]
House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Middle Ea... [Published Insurance News Net - Jul 25 2014]
African Leaders Summit: Opportunities to Focus ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 25 2014]
The Struggle for Civil Society in Egypt [Published Freedom House - Jul 25 2014]
Freedom House on Human Rights in Egypt: a Q&A w... [Published Freedom House - Jul 25 2014]
Iranians' Consumption of Western Media, and the... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 25 2014]
Privacy, Censorship, and the "Right to Be Forgo... [Published Open Society Institute Soros Foundation Network - Jul 24 2014]
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Freedom House enters contest [Published Bureau County Republican - Jul 24 2014]
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Does Obama Really Underestimate Global Strife? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 22 2014]
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Does Obama Really Underestimate Global Strife? [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 22 2014]
Source: Thinkstock “We live in a complex world and at a challenging time,” said President Barack Obama at the end of a unscheduled national address from the White House press room Wednesday. And none of these challenges lend themselves to quick or ...
Hold Pakistan Accountable For Blasphemous Oppre... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Jul 16 2014]
Doug Bandow In a world aflame, religious minorities are among those who suffer most.  Pakistan is notable for its failure to protect religious liberty, the most basic right of conscience. The State Department recently reported on Pakistan that “The ...
The Jewish State in a Morally Sick World [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Jul 16 2014]
The Jewish State in a Morally Sick World http://townhall.com/columnists/dennisprager/2014/07/15/the-jewish-state-in-a-morally-sick-world-n1862165/page/full Dennis Prager |Jul 15, 2014 Share on Facebook 439 531 SHARES Let's drop the names ...
U.S. Foreign Policy and the “Cause of Freedom” [Published Eunomia - Jul 08 2014]
The Wall Street Journal repeats a piece of ideological claptrap: So it is that when America retreats from the world, freedom retreats too. To say the cause of freedom is directly correlated with an active and muscular American foreign policy is not ...
Presidents and Prime Ministers [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Jul 07 2014]
Apropos of some of the themes I noted in my previous post on institutional design is this book review at Reason:  The Presidency Has Turned Into an ‘Elective Monarchy’ , a review of The Once and Future King: The Rise of Crown Government in America ...
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