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Freedom Now protects individuals and communities from government repression and defends human rights through direct legal support, targeted high-leverage advocacy, and capacity-building analysis and assistance.
On World Press Freedom Day, Freedom Now highlights several Eurasian countries where press freedom is most under threat.
Freedom Now calls for greater press freedoms in Vietnam and the release of journalist Nguyen Van Hoa on World Press Freedom Day.
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Uzbekistan: Authorities Must End Reprisals Against Blogger Miraziz Bazarov for Exercising his Right to Freedom of Expression
Freedom Now joins seven international human rights organizations in calling for an end to reprisals against blogger Miraziz Bazarov and an investigation into his assault.
Freedom Now congratulates Loujain Alhathloul as the 2020 recipient of the Václav Havel Human Rights Prize and urges Council of Europe members and other states to use this opportunity to call for the lifting of the unlawful travel ban imposed on her.
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