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The world has grown less free on President Obama's watch, and the U.S. has been left on the free trade sidelines as other countries have pushed bilateral trade agreements.
Though the Internet has been hailed as a vehicle for individual freedom and political accountability since its inception nearly 20 years ago, a new report suggests that the Web got a little less free around the world in the past year.
In Uzbekistan, information is so tightly controlled that the government is ranked among the world's worst offenders of Internet freedom.
Washington-based election monitors denounced Egypt's military government for storming their offices in Cairo on Thursday, five days before the final vote for a new parliament.
First came Mikhail Gorbachev, who moved a monolithic Soviet Union toward reform. Then in August 1991, an ill-conceived coup attempt by clumsy and occasionally drunken men opened a crack that could not be closed.
Moscow is preparing a list of U.S. officials it will ban from Russia in retaliation for a White House policy to keep Russian human rights abusers out of the U.S.
Mexico can no longer be considered to have a free press because of the threats and violence associated with drug trafficking; but an eight-year decline in press freedom around the world appeared to begin leveling off in 2010, an independent advocacy group reported.
Egyptian anti-regime activists found a startling document last month during a raid inside the headquarters of the country's state security service: A British company offered to sell a program that security experts say could infect dissidents' computers and gain access to their email and other communications.
NEW YORK — A U.N. expert on racism and xenophobia arrived in Washington yesterday for a three-week fact-finding visit to examine human rights lapses in the United States.