Myanmar is set to free hundreds of prisoners Thursday, officials said, just days ahead of a landmark visit by US President Barack Obama to a country emerging from decades of military rule.
On October 31 Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Yerlan Idrissov will meet with the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović.
A member of the anti-Kremlin punk band Pussy Riot freed unexpectedly from prison on Wednesday vowed defiantly hours later that the group's protest actions would continue.
Muslim leaders demanded international action to stop religious insults in a challenge to US President Barack Obama's defense of freedom of expression at the UN General Assembly.
The US voiced concern Monday at the jailing of three Vietnamese bloggers for "anti-state propaganda" and urged that they be freed.
China's official Xinhua news agency said Tuesday there was "no justification" for a US report signalling a marked deterioration in the country's religious freedom in 2011.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met Sunday with Egypt's top military leader urging him to support a transition to civilian rule amid fears that the promise of hard-won freedoms could be slipping away.
Draft Religious Law will “grossly curb Kazakhstani citizens’ right to freely practice and express their faith": Freedom House.
The coal of the agreement is to strengthen Kazakhstan’s role in the international effort to stabilize and restore Afghanistan.
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