Freedom House

Type: Organization
Name: Freedom House
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

US, EU Tighten Sanctions To Combat Exxon-Kremlin Partnership

Exxon and Russia’s state-oil company have recently inked a deal to tap billions of barrels of crude oil in Russia; despite sanctions passed against the Kremlin by both the United States and the European Union. However, the Western entities have over ... [Published Breitbart Feed - 22 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Tibet Weekly Update – September 12, 2014

A listing of the top news developments in and around Tibet during the previous week.South African government denies the Dalai Lama a visa, undermining the legacy of Nelson MandelaNobel Peace Laureates the Dalai Lama and Nelson MandelaThe South African ... [Published International Campaign For Tibet - 20 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Freedom House, Others Ask Bahrain to Release Maryam Al-Khawaja

Your Royal Highness,We are concerned at the continuing detention of human rights defender Maryam Al-Khawaja, who was arrested on August 30 2014, and we call for her immediate and unconditional release. She is known for her impressive human rights advocacy ... [Published Freedom House - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Most of the skeletons are falling out from Freedom House

Dear Editor,General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Clement Rohee, told media operatives that he is willing to expose the wrongs of his former party comrade, Moses Nagamootoo, as a means to ensure the PPP remains in power. So the PPP’s ... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

UN Security Council blasts heinous murder of British aid worker

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council yesterday (September 14) condemned the 'heinous and cowardly murder' of British aid worker David Haines by an Islamic State militant.AFPMonday 15 September 2014, 10:25AMDavid Haines' beheading was revealed in a ... [Published The Phuket News - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Botswana Charging Journalist with Sedition Part of Attempt to Silence the Press (9/11/14)

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 -- The Freedom House issued the following news release:Following the decision by prosecutors in Botswana to file sedition charges against the editor of the Sunday Standard, Outsa Mokone, Freedom House released the following state ... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 12 2014]
Entities: Sedition, Botswana, Attempt
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

5K race to benefit Freedom House families

The Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series Run/Walk 5K and 1 Mile will be held at 8 a.m. Sept. 20 at Latham Park Greenway. All proceeds will benefit Freedom House.Connect races are held in partnership with Chick-fil-A’s across the U.S. ... [Published News-Record.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Nonprofit: Freedom House helps moms overcome addictions

After a chaotic upbringing and then the death of her beloved grandfather, Heather Webb turned to drugs to ease the pain.”For 12 years, I rode the crazy train of addiction,” she said. “Finally, I reached my bottom when my destructive lifestyle led me to ... [Published News-Record.com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Botswana Charging Journalist with Sedition Part of Attempt to Silence the Press

Following the decision by prosecutors in Botswana to file sedition charges against the editor of the Sunday Standard , Outsa Mokone, Freedom House released the following statement:“The sedition charge against Outsa Mokone and his September 8 arrest make ... [Published Freedom House - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Colombia Violates American Convention in Expelling Activists

In response to the Colombian government's expulsion of two Venezuelan youth activists, Freedom House issued the following statement:"The Colombian government's decision to hand over two activists to the Venezuelan authorities, despite the clear threat ... [Published Noodls - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Local Tycoons Buy East Europe Media as Westerners Decamp

In January, Sabina Slonkova got the job of a lifetime: Editor in Chief of Mlada fronta Dnes, one of Prague’s leading newspapers. While the daily had just been bought by the Czech Republic’s second-wealthiest man, Slonkova insisted she could maintain an ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Iran Charges Three Christians with Capital Offenses Because of Their Religion

WASHINGTON -- The following information was released by Freedom House:In response to the decision by Iran's Ministry of Justice to charge three Christians with capital offenses because of their religious beliefs, Freedom House issued the following st ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 09 2014]

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"We've got a civil war going on in that benighted country between two pretty unsavoury sides," said Abbott. "It's not goodies versus baddies - it's baddies versus baddies."
"This crime is a tragic reminder of the increasing dangers humanitarian personnel face every day in Syria" the council emphasized in a statement, adopted unanimously by its 15 members
"There's not a lack of material and stories to tell, but it's also a matter of how much stamina people have," Harris said. "The two counties could easily have enough sites to plan an two-day tour if we wanted to cover that territory."
Asked what inspired the project, she replies, "I know in some ways what it means to be looked at as somebody different."

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Freedom House, Others Ask Bahrain to Release Ma... [Published Freedom House - 22 hours ago]
Where delaying elections can build peace [Published Washington Post - Sep 15 2014]
Long-suffering Arabs await demise of all the ba... [Published Brisbane Times - Sep 15 2014]
Most of the skeletons are falling out from Free... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 15 2014]
UN Security Council blasts heinous murder of Br... [Published The Phuket News - Sep 15 2014]
Underground Railroad tour eyes York County [Published York Daily Record - Sep 15 2014]
YAVUZ - As the lights fade on Turkey's Internet [Published Zaman - Sep 14 2014]
Sharing the Shan predicament [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 14 2014]
Moses Nagamootoo and Nigel Hughes are the right... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 14 2014]
A global epidemic of anti-Semitism [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 13 2014]
Govt. should desist using Dr. Rodney’s demise f... [Published Kaieteur News - Sep 13 2014]
Exxon Said to Rile U.S., EU by Using Russia San... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 12 2014]
A free press in Morocco? Up to a point, Lord Co... [Published Middle East Eye - Sep 12 2014]
International Affairs Indexes and Country Rankings [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Sep 12 2014]
Mapping attacks on journalists can help newsroo... [Published IJnet.org - Sep 12 2014]
Botswana Charging Journalist with Sedition Part... [Published Targeted News Service - Sep 12 2014]
Macedonian journalists alarmed over government’... [Published Index on Censorship - Sep 12 2014]
Belarus is no longer 'Europe's last dictatorship' [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
Persuading ex-Soviets to embrace tzedakah, volu... [Published Jewish News Weekly - Sep 12 2014]
5K race to benefit Freedom House families [Published News-Record.com - Sep 12 2014]
Nonprofit: Freedom House helps moms overcome ad... [Published News-Record.com - Sep 12 2014]
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US, EU Tighten Sanctions To Combat Exxon-Kremli... [Published Breitbart Feed - 22 hours ago]
Exxon and Russia’s state-oil company have recently inked a deal to tap billions of barrels of crude oil in Russia; despite sanctions passed against the Kremlin by both the United States and the European Union. However, the Western entities have over ...
The UN’s Perversion of Human Rights [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - Sep 08 2014]
The UN’s Perversion of Human Rights http://www.frontpagemag.com/2014/joseph-puder/the-uns-perversion-of-human-rights/ September 8, 2014 by Joseph Puder 6 Comments 48 23   Print This Post If one doubted that the world has gone topsy-turvy, ...
Maryam Al-Khawaja [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Sep 06 2014]
"And so, predictably, the abuses continue. On Saturday one of Bahrain’s — and the Arab world’s — best-known advocates of human rights, Maryam al-Khawaja, was arrested at the country’s international airport. Ms. Khawaja, who had been living abroad, was ...
Afghanistan: The Afghan National Security Force... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 04 2014]
Source: Centre for Security GovernanceCountry: Afghanistan Introduction Afghanistan’s state-building project following the removal of the Taliban regime in 2001 has become one of the longest and costliest in history. The United States alone has ...
Washington Should Stop Praising Military Tyrann... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Sep 02 2014]
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