Organisation

Freedom House

Report

Freedom in the world 2020

Freedom House has found that 2019 was the 14th consecutive year of decline in global freedom. The gap between setbacks and gains widened compared with 2018, as individuals in 64 countries experienced deterioration in their political rights and civil liberties while those in just 37...
Report

Freedom on the net 2019

Freedom on the Net is a comprehensive study of internet freedom in 65 countries around the globe, covering 87 percent of the world’s internet users. It tracks improvements and declines in internet freedom conditions each year. The countries included in the study have been selected...
Briefing paper

Democratic crisis in Hong Kong: recommendations for policymakers

Millions of people in Hong Kong are protesting democratic deterioration and rights violations, amid increasing police brutality and other violence against them. This paper argues that the United States and other democracies must take strong, immediate action to stand with the people of Hong Kong...
Report

Freedoms under threat: the spread of anti-NGO measures in Africa

This report describes and analyses the approaches that African governments are taking to impose restrictions that handicap NGO activity on the continent.
Report

Freedom in the world 2019

In 2018, Freedom in the World recorded the 13th consecutive year of decline in global freedom. The reversal has spanned a variety of countries in every region, from long-standing democracies like the United States to consolidated authoritarian regimes like China and Russia. The pattern is...