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  • seats
  • Geert Wilder's right-wing Party for Freedom (PVV) won 24 seats, nearly tripling the number of votes it received in 2006. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The SDKU-DS placed a distant second with 28 seats, followed by the center-right Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) with 22, the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH) with 15, the new ethnic Hungarian party Most-Híd with 14, and the SNS with 9. (freedomhouse.org)
  • association
  • Local media associations such as the Myanmar Journalists Network (MJN), the Myanmar Journalists Association (MJA), and the Myanmar Journalists Union (MJU) were not consulted in the drafting process, and passage of the bill was delayed after a leaked version showed that it would not guarantee press freedoms. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Coalition
  • Following the elections, a new coalition-consisting of the center-right Christian Democratic Appeal party (CDA), the far-right populist LPF, and the right-of-centre People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD)-took office in July, only to collapse that October due to party infighting. (freedomhouse.org)
  • The centrist Dominica Labour Party (DLP) swept to victory for the first time in 20 years in the January 2000 parliamentary elections, and formed a coalition with the right-wing Dominica Freedom Party (DFP). (freedomhouse.org)
  • press freedom
  • The already repressive press freedom environment in Russia declined even further with Vladimir Putin's return to the presidency in 2012, as authorities relied on both crude and sophisticated forms of media management to distract the public from terrorist attacks, economic troubles, and antigovernment protests. (freedomhouse.org)
  • House
  • Once in the White House, and pressured constantly by grassroots civil rights protests, Johnson made a major contribution to the black freedom struggle through his effective use of executive power. (jhu.edu)
  • The world's leading democracies have a poor record of responding to the rise of authoritarianism in their own regions, according to a Freedom House report released today. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Sarah Cook is a senior research analyst for East Asia at Freedom House. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Freedom House and UN Watch evaluated each candidate's suitability for election to the Human Rights Council by examining its record of human rights protection at home and its record of human rights promotion at the UN. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Search
  • The 1996 amendments to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) mandate publicly accessible 'electronic reading rooms' with agency FOIA response materials and other information routinely available to the public, with electronic search and indexing features. (fda.gov)
  • improve
  • In 2007, the parliament passed the Right of Access to Information Law, which was supposed to improve freedom of information in the country. (freedomhouse.org)
  • However
  • However, according to the Amman-based Center for Defending Freedom of Journalists, implementation of the law suffers from arbitrary classification and distribution of information by the different ministries and state institutions. (freedomhouse.org)
  • access
  • There is no freedom of information law to guarantee access to public information, and defamation is a criminal offense, although many cases are resolved outside the formal court system, either according to xeer (customary law) or in Sharia (Islamic law) courts. (freedomhouse.org)
  • Although
  • As Thomas Sugrue has recently reminded us, although most histories of the black freedom struggle have focused on the South, the problem of racial discrimination and racial injustice was a national rather than sectional one, something that Lyndon Johnson and Martin Luther King Jr. stressed within their lifetimes. (jhu.edu)
  • submission
  • Visitors seeking to obtain records via the Public Reading Room are encouraged to call ahead (301-796-3900) and speak to a DFOI staff member to determine whether the records they are seeking are maintained in the Public Reading Room, available electronically, or would require the submission and processing of a Freedom of Information (FOI) Request. (fda.gov)
  • public
  • to Freedom received mixed critical reviews upon its first release, but has earned an improved public perception since. (wikipedia.org)