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Prisoner of Conscience: Nazli Ilicak

Nazli Ilicak, a veteran Turkish journalist, writer, and politician, has been behind bars since 2016. Along with Ahmet Altan and other Turkish journalists, they were accused of aiding the movement of...

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Nazli Ilicak

Future of Freedom Kyiv Interviews

Conference Video Please find below the conference video for overall impressions from the conference, the participants, the format. 

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Future of Freedom Consultation Kyiv 2019

Prisoner of Conscience: Ahmet Altan

“I will never see the world again. I will never see a sky unframed by the walls of a courtyard,” writes Ahmet Altan, a journalist and best-selling novelist from Turkey, in his latest book, which he...

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Ahmet Altan

Prisoner of Conscience: Roman Sushchenko

In 2016 Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko travelled from Paris to Moscow on a private visit. However, Russian authorities arrested him on suspicion of espionage. They did not inform Sushchenko’s...

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Roman Sushchenko

Prisoner of Conscience: Anastasia Shevchenko

In January 2019 Anastasia Shevchenko, a Russian activist, was put under house arrest, the first person to face criminal prosecution under the so-called “undesirable organizations” law. The...

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Prisoner of Conscience: Gozel Bayramli

In May 2017, Gozel Bayramli, an Azerbaijani politician and deputy chair of the opposition Popular Front Party, APFP, was returning to her home country from a medical treatment in neighboring Georgia...

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gozel bayramli freed

Prisoner of Conscience: Afgan Mukhtarli

In May 2017 Afgan Mukhtarli, an Azeri investigative journalist living in self-imposed exile in Georgia, went out to see a friend in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital. Once the meeting was over he rang...

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Freedom Team: „One Foundation“ in Sofia

I would like to share my impressions from the two-month exchange program "One Foundation" in Sofia. This was a wonderful time to experience the work of the FNF between Croatia and Russia up close...

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Peter Cichon

Freedom Team Interview: Jana Conrad in Focus

In our next Freedom Team interview, you get to know our former intern, Jana Conrad from Germany. 

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Jana Conrad

Innovation in East and Southeast Europe

Modern, industrialised societies rely on innovation. Only innovations enable companies to stay competitive in an ever growing, global market. Hence, governments and businesses should invest in their...

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Innovation in East and Southeast Europe