The Nobel Committee awarded its peace prize to two journalists, highlighting the role of free expression in countering authoritarianism.
The U.S. deemed free and independent media so essential that press freedom is protected in the Constitution. Find out why.
Almost 80 years after President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's famous Four Freedoms speech, the United States continues to champion human rights abroad.
People in the United States use the freedoms guaranteed in the First Amendment to change their government and work towards a more perfect union.
Russia uses its "foreign agents" law to silence critics and the media. U.S. rules disclose who is behind the messaging people receive. Know the difference.
Authoritarian regimes are using economic pressure and legal hurdles to shutter newspapers and stifle press freedom, says Reporters Without Borders.
The United States and partner nations have sanctioned Belarusian officials in an effort to deter the regime's human rights violations.
President Biden met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva to discuss areas of cooperation and disagreement between the two countries.
Free expression on the internet is a human rights issue, and organizations such as Access Now and the Freedom Online Coalition are standing up for it.