central asia

central asia

Freedom House's Sarah Repucci on press freedom in Central Asia

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How does Freedom House measure its impact in terms of improving the human rights situation in regions such as Central Asia, where the press freedom has been declining year-by-year? How should America promote press freedom in Central Asia, especially in countries like Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, where presidents have not changed for the past 25 years and there is no independent media? What kinds of tools does Washington have to push these regimes to make room for information freedom?