Special Reports
As a part of our research and publications portfolio, Freedom House produces a number of special research initiatives, including special reports, analytical briefs, and policy briefs.
New 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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Election Watch for the Digital Age
Freedom House is piloting a new research initiative to investigate the interplay between digital platforms and election integrity. Election Watch for the Digital Age equips technology companies, civil society organizations, and policymakers with a data-driven resource for evaluating the human rights impact of internet platforms on a country’s electoral process. 
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Special Reports
From Crisis to Reform: A Call to Strengthen America’s Battered Democracy
SPECIAL REPORT February 11, 2021
Out of Sight, Not Out of Reach
TRANSNATIONAL REPRESSION January 15, 2021
Turkey: Transnational Repression Case Study
SPECIAL REPORT January 11, 2021
Saudi Arabia: Transnational Repression Case Study
SPECIAL REPORT January 11, 2021
Rwanda: Transnational Repression Case Study
SPECIAL REPORT January 11, 2021
Iran: Transnational Repression Case Study
SPECIAL REPORT January 11, 2021
Russia: Transnational Repression Case Study
SPECIAL REPORT January 11, 2021
China: Transnational Repression Case Study
SPECIAL REPORT January 11, 2021
COVID-19 & the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Southern Africa
SPECIAL REPORT December 3, 2020
Democracy under Lockdown
SPECIAL REPORT September 22, 2020
User Privacy or Cyber Sovereignty?
SPECIAL REPORT July 21, 2020
Perspectives on “Everyday” Transnational Repression in an Age of Globalization
SPECIAL REPORT July 6, 2020
The Internationalization of Universities and the Repression of Academic Freedom
SPECIAL REPORT July 6, 2020
At Home and Abroad: Coercion-by-Proxy as a Tool of Transnational Repression
SPECIAL REPORT July 6, 2020
The Importance of Defending Diaspora Activism for Democracy and Human Rights
SPECIAL REPORT July 6, 2020
The Digital Transnational Repression Toolkit, and Its Silencing Effects
SPECIAL REPORT July 6, 2020
Advocacy in Restricted Spaces: A Toolkit for Civil Society
SPECIAL REPORT June 12, 2020
A New Eurasian Far Right Rising
SPECIAL REPORT February 13, 2020
Beijing's Global Megaphone
SPECIAL REPORT January 11, 2020
The Spread of Anti-NGO Measures in Africa: Freedoms Under Threat
SPECIAL REPORT May 1, 2019
The Democracy Project
SPECIAL REPORT February 21, 2018
Attacks on the Record
SPECIAL REPORT February 1, 2018
The Battle for China’s Spirit
SPECIAL REPORT March 3, 2017
Breaking Down Democracy
SPECIAL REPORT February 17, 2017
Pluralism Under Attack
SPECIAL REPORT February 13, 2017
Mozambique: Violence, Refugees and the Luwani Camp
SPECIAL REPORT February 17, 2016
Belarus: Public Opinion about Human Rights and Advocacy
SPECIAL REPORT February 12, 2016
Turkey as a Battleground State for Regulating the Internet
SPECIAL REPORT February 14, 2015
Voices in the Streets
SPECIAL REPORT February 12, 2015
The Politburo's Predicament
SPECIAL REPORT February 12, 2015
Human Rights Abuses in Russian-Occupied Crimea
SPECIAL REPORT February 1, 2015
Corruption, Media, and Power in Turkey
SPECIAL REPORT February 14, 2014
Protecting Human Rights Defenders and Journalists in a Digital World
SPECIAL REPORT February 14, 2014
Supporting Democracy Abroad
SPECIAL REPORT February 14, 2014
Contending with Putin's Russia
SPECIAL REPORT February 17, 2013
Digital and Mobile Security for Mexican Journalists and Bloggers
SPECIAL REPORT February 17, 2013
China's New Leaders Refine Internet Control
SPECIAL REPORT February 17, 2013
The Long Shadow of Chinese Censorship
SPECIAL REPORT February 17, 2013
Policy Briefs
Should Ukraine Drop Sanctions against Russian Tech Companies?
POLICY BRIEF November 25, 2019
Democratic Crisis in Hong Kong: Recommendations for Policymakers
POLICY BRIEF November 14, 2019
Turkey’s Missile Diplomacy: Recommendations for US Sanctions
POLICY BRIEF February 15, 2019
Dealing with the New Turkey: Recommendations for US Policy after the Elections
POLICY BRIEF February 18, 2018
Democratic Backsliding in Tunisia: The Case for Renewed International Attention
POLICY BRIEF February 18, 2018
Reform in Ethiopia: Turning Promise into Progress
POLICY BRIEF February 18, 2018
Analytical Briefs
Ультраправий екстремізм як загроза українскій демократії
ANALYTICAL BRIEF August 7, 2020
Hostile Takeover: How Law and Justice Captured Poland’s Courts
ANALYTICAL BRIEF February 18, 2018
Far-right Extremism as a Threat to Ukrainian Democracy
ANALYTICAL BRIEF February 18, 2018
Kyrgyzstan's 2016 Constitutional Referendum
ANALYTICAL BRIEF February 19, 2017
Constitution-making in Southern Africa
ANALYTICAL BRIEF February 18, 2017
Why Democracy Matters to Kenya
ANALYTICAL BRIEF February 18, 2017
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