Undermining Democracy: 21st Century Authoritarians

23 06 2009

URL: http://www.underminingdemocracy.org

Freedom House, in collaboration with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and Radio Free Asia, has released a major report investigating how dictatorships control information and why they get away with it.

Culminating from a two-year study, the report, “Undermining Democracy: 21st Century Authoritarians”, chronicles how five of the globe’s most influential authoritarian states – China, Russia, Iran, Venezuela and Pakistan – are actively subverting democratic movements, strictly censoring the information their citizens can access and intimidating journalists and civil society.

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