Freedom House has just launched its latest annual report on the state of democracy and freedom on the Internet. It also contains has rankings of nations according to measurements of their openness. Out of 65 countries assessed 25 recorded a loss of some freedom. China was the least free nation.
To mark World Press Freedom day, UNESCO adopted the Riga Declaration. This affirms the importance of free journalism for sustainable development. Reporters without Borders has an annual ranking of press freedom worldwide. Freedom House annual survey is also out.
Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking of 142 countries. It uses eight categories: economy, entrepreneurship & opportunity, governance, education, health, safety & security, personal freedom and social capital. The website has information on the methodology and data for the last 6 years.
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Freedom in the World report 2014 Just issued by Freedom House see the rankings for civil liberties in nations worldwide. The report also has a useful graphic map of freedoms. Other useful country rankings which examines civil liberties include the US Department of State reports country reports on human rights practices and the International Religious Freedom […]