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15th edition of the Oslo Freedom Forum

June 13-15, 2023
Oslo, Norway


Authoritarian Alliances Blog Series

The world has seen the Chinese and Russian dictatorships devolve into more aggressive, authoritarian regimes and greatly expand their influence across Latin America.


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This blog series will explore how social media can be both a driver and inhibitor of freedom in authoritarian regimes.


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Uniting the world to stand against tyranny

Raed Fares
2017 Oslo Freedom Forum Speaker


More than half of the world lives under tyranny.

Tyranny is
the root of
war, and

We’re uniting the world to stand against tyranny.

More than half of the world lives under tyranny. It is the root of
poverty, and war.

We’re changing that.

With our community of activists, policy experts, philanthropists, we create innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problem, and inspire millions of supporters


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We connect dissidents to industry leaders and develop modern solutions to address the worst human rights violations.


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We amplify the impact of dissidents in our network by inspiring people around the world to participate in their initiatives.

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