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Freedom House is a U.S. based<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> government funded<ref name=Giannonea>Giannonea, Diego (2010)."Political and ideological aspects in the measurement of democracy: the Freedom House case". Democratization Volume 17, Issue 1. pp. 68-97.</ref> non-governmental organization (NGO) that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Freedom House was founded in October 1941. Wendell Willkie and Eleanor Roosevelt served as its first honorary chairpersons. It describes itself as a "clear voice for democracy and freedom around the world".

The organization's annual Freedom in the World report, which assesses each country's degree of political freedoms and civil liberties, is frequently cited by political scientists, journalists, and policy-makers. Freedom of the Press and Freedom of the Net,<ref name=FreedomOnTheNet-2013>"Freedom on the Net 2013", Freedom House, 3 October 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013.</ref> which monitor censorship, intimidation and violence against journalists, and public access to information, are among its other signature reports.


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Freedom House is a U.S. based<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> government funded<ref name=Giannonea>Giannonea, Diego (2010)."Political and ideological aspects in the measurement of democracy: the Freedom House case". Democratization Volume 17, Issue 1. pp. 68-97.</ref> non-governmental organization (NGO) that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> Freedom House was founded in October 1941. Wendell Willkie and Eleanor Roosevelt served as its first honorary chairpersons. It describes itself as a "clear voice for democracy and freedom around the world".

The organization's annual Freedom in the World report, which assesses each country's degree of political freedoms and civil liberties, is frequently cited by political scientists, journalists, and policy-makers. Freedom of the Press and Freedom of the Net,<ref name=FreedomOnTheNet-2013>"Freedom on the Net 2013", Freedom House, 3 October 2013. Retrieved 12 October 2013.</ref> which monitor censorship, intimidation and violence against journalists, and public access to information, are among its other signature reports.


Freedom House sections
Intro  History  Organization  Reports  Other activities   Criticism   Systematic evaluations  Recognition  See also  Notes  External links  

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