Freedom House

U.S. News
Part of the blame is being pinned on the Trump presidency.
The World Post
In the months after Hosni Mubarak stepped down as president it seemed as though some invisible force was trying to turn what had been a peaceful revolution into a deeply divided and violent one. There were riots, assassinations and acts of arson; all committed by unknown perpetrators.
The World Post
The results for 2014 are in and they are, to say the least, not encouraging. 2014 was not a good year for freedom in the world with negative trends evident in all regions. In fact, global rights declined for the ninth straight year.
The World Post
In any case, Washington's influence is limited: The Sisi regime will do whatever it believes necessary to retain power. Whatever America does, Egypt is likely to end up without liberty or stability. Washington should step back from a crisis that it can't resolve.
The World Post
Authoritarian leaders now prefer to quietly manipulate their countries' legal frameworks, silencing dissent and limiting civil liberties to ensure that they remain in office. This rule by law has supplanted rule of law in many African countries, with troubling consequences for democracy.
The World Post
The sad truth of the present situation is that the current Iraqi leadership effectively paved the way for ISIL's deadly ascent through policies that actively aggravated sectarian rifts and undermined the resilience of security forces.
The World Post
Earlier this week, the U.S.-based democracy organization Freedom House issued a report that strongly condemned Turkey for
The World Post
In its Decision on Africa's Relationship with the International Criminal Court, the AU reiterated its "concern on the politicization
The World Post
As a court of last resort, the ICC plays a critical role in stemming the tide of impunity and injustice in countries where
The World Post
In the days after Brahmi's assassination, Prime Minister Ali Larayedh announced the government's intent to push through the
The World Post
"Stop the domineering behavior of exploiting human rights to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries... The
The World Post
Former U.S. President Richard Nixon and his ousted Egyptian counterpart Mohamed Morsi may not have much in common at first glance, but during their periods in office they both clashed with the judiciary, and this ultimately led to their downfalls.
The World Post
by Shannon Coyne Senior Program Associate, Internet Freedom Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan responded last week
The World Post
The IRPT has had other troubles in recent months. On April 19, the party's deputy leader was attacked outside his home. The
The World Post
Despite the often difficult conditions encountered by nonbelievers around the world, many in government and the human rights
The World Post
The reach and vigor of authoritarian internationalism point to the need for democratic countries to bolster their own cooperation
The World Post
Emin Milli. Photo Credit: Emin Milli Chongqing Communist Party boss, Bo Xilai, the subject of Chinese blogger Fang Hong's
The World Post
To date, only presidents have fallen from power during the Arab Awakening -- no king has fallen from his throne. Arab monarchies are of course not immune to the forces that brought down some of their republican counterparts, so why have they all thus far survived?
The World Post
Systematic and severe human rights abuses routinely take place in China, particularly in ethnic minority regions such as
The World Post
Guinea: 5 This piece originally appeared on Freedom House's blog, Freedom at Issue. To read the original, click here . Improvements