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The Antidemocratic Turn
Freedom House is founded on the core conviction that freedom flourishes in democratic nations where governments are accountable to their people. Our research and analysis frame the policy debate in the United States and abroad on the progress and decline of freedom.
New Report: Nations in Transit 2021
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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Report: Reversing the Tide
Bipartisan task force issues its recommendations for a prodemocracy US foreign policy and national security strategy to counter the rising tide of authoritarianism.
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Freedom in the World
Latest Edition
Authoritarian actors grew bolder during 2020 as major democracies turned inward, contributing to the 15th consecutive year of decline in global freedom. Explore the latest edition of Freedom in the World: Democracy under Siege to learn more about the latest global trends. 
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Published since 1973, Freedom in the World is Freedom House’s flagship annual report, assessing the condition of political rights and civil liberties around the world. 
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Visit our Countries & Territories page to explore the numerical ratings and supporting country narrative texts for the 195 countries and 15 territories assessed in the Freedom in the World 2020 report.
Freedom on the Net
Latest Edition
Explore the latest edition of Freedom on the Net: The Pandemic's Digital Shadow to learn how the coronavirus pandemic is fueling digital repression worldwide. 
About the Report
Freedom on the Net is Freedom House’s annual survey and analysis of internet and digital media freedom around the world.
Methodology 
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Visit our Countries & Territories page to explore the numerical ratings and supporting country texts for the 65 countries assessed in the Freedom on the Net 2020 report.
Nations in Transit
Latest Edition
Attacks on democratic institutions are spreading faster than ever in Europe and Eurasia, and coalescing into a challenge to democracy itself. Explore the latest edition of Nations in Transit: The Antidemocratic Turn to learn more. 
About the Report
Nations in Transit is the only comprehensive, comparative, and multidimensional study of reform in the former Communist states of Europe and Eurasia.
Methodology
Explore Country Data & Narratives
Visit our Countries & Territories page to explore the numerical ratings and supporting country texts for the 29 countries and administrative areas assessed in the Nations in Transit 2020 report.
Special Reports & Analysis
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Out of Sight, Not Out of Reach
TRANSNATIONAL REPRESSION January 15, 2021
Election Watch for the Digital Age
September 29, 2020
Democracy under Lockdown
SPECIAL REPORT September 22, 2020
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