Democracies in Decline
In every region of the world, democracy is under attack by populist leaders and groups that reject pluralism and demand unchecked power to advance the particular interests of their supporters, usually at the expense of minorities and other perceived foes.
Nations in Transit 2021: Dropping the Democratic Facade
Nations in Transit 2021 finds that attacks on democratic institutions are spreading faster than ever in Europe and Eurasia, and coalescing into a challenge to democracy itself.
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Featured Analysis:
From Crisis to Reform: A Call to Strengthen America’s Battered Democracy
SPECIAL REPORT February 11, 2021
Democracy under Lockdown
SPECIAL REPORT September 22, 2020
Ультраправий екстремізм як загроза українскій демократії
ANALYTICAL BRIEF August 7, 2020
Freedom House in the Media:
The quiet symptoms of democratic backsliding in Africa
June 7, 2021
Harris tests migration waters with Latin America trip
June 6, 2021
Threats To Democracy Are Growing Around the World — And The U.S. May Be One Of Them
May 28, 2021
Featured Initiative
Learn more about the new Task Force on US Strategy to Support Democracy and Counter Authoritarianism. 
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News & Perspectives:
Hong Kong: Freedom House Condemns Arrests, Raid on Apple Daily Newspaper
PRESS RELEASE June 17, 2021
The Gutting of Hong Kong’s Public Broadcaster
PERSPECTIVES May 26, 2021
Belarus: Freedom House Condemns Hijacking of Commercial Plane to Arrest Journalist
PRESS RELEASE May 24, 2021
Sudan: Freedom House Condemns Killing of Peaceful Protesters by Security Forces
PRESS RELEASE May 13, 2021
NEW REPORT: Attacks on Democracy Intensify as Autocracy Spreads in Europe and Eurasia
PRESS RELEASE April 28, 2021
Myanmar: United States Must Escalate Pressure on Coup Leaders to End Violent Repression
PRESS RELEASE April 21, 2021
Featured Experts
Nicole Bibbins Sedaca
Executive Vice President
Sarah Repucci
Vice President of Research & Analysis
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Zselyke Csaky
Research Director, Europe & Eurasia
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