Freedom House

Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. Freedom House analyze the challenges to freedom, advocate for greater political rights and civil liberties, and support frontline activists to defend human rights and promote democratic change. Founded in 1941, Freedom House was the first American organization to champion the advancement of freedom globally.

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    • अप्रैल 2024
      Source: Freedom House
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      Accessed On: 03 अप्रैल, 2024
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      Freedom Status obtained by Combined Average of the Political Rights and Civil Liberties Ratings (Freedom Rating) Range 1-7; 1-2.5 Free; 3-5: Partly Free and 5.5-7: Not Free The score for the A. Electoral Process subcategory The score for the B. Political Pluralism and Participation subcategory The score for the C. Functioning of Government subcategory The score for the Political Rights category The score for the D. Freedom of Expression and Belief subcategory The score for the E. Associational and Organizational Rights subcategory The score for the F. Rule of Law subcategory The score for the G. Personal Autonomy and Individual Rights subcategory The score for the Civil Liberties category Total aggregate Score for all categories  
    • अप्रैल 2017
      Source: Freedom House
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      Accessed On: 09 अक्तूबर, 2018
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      Variables converted from character to numeric as follow:Variables under consideration are top 3 vars i.e. Status, print and Broadcast 1 = Free (F) 2 = Partly Free (PF) 3 = Not Free (NF) Under source it values are present like: "F" , "PF" and "NF"  Note:- Date range has been considered as follow: Jan.1981-Aug.1982 is considered as 1982 Aug.1982-Nov.1983 is considered as 1983 Nov.1983-Nov.1984 is considered as 1984 Nov.1984-Nov.1985 is considered as 1985 Nov.1985-Nov.1986 is considered as 1986 Nov.1986-Nov.1987 is considered as 1987   About Freedom of the press: Freedom of the Press, an annual report on media independence around the world which assesses the degree of print, broadcast, and digital media freedom in 199 countries and territories. Published since 1980, it provides numerical scores and country narratives evaluating the legal environment for the media, political pressures that influence reporting, and economic factors that affect access to news and information. Freedom of the Press is the most comprehensive data set available on global media freedom and serves as a key resource for policymakers, international institutions, journalists, activists, and scholars worldwide.
    • अक्तूबर 2023
      Source: Freedom House
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      Accessed On: 16 अक्तूबर, 2023
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      Freedom on the Net measures the subtle and not-so-subtle ways that governments and non-state actors around the world restrict our intrinsic rights online. Freedom on the Net scores are based on a scale of 0 to 100 with 100 representing the best level of freedom on the net progress and 0 the worst. The Research and Scoring ProcessObstacles to Access (0-25 points) details infrastructural and economic barriers to access, legal and ownership control over internet service providers , and independence of regulatory bodiesLimits on Content (0-35 points)analyzes legal regulations on content, technical filtering and blocking of websites, self-censorship, the vibrancy and diversity of online news media, and the use of digital tools for civic mobilization.Violations of User Rights (0-40 points) tackles surveillance, privacy, and repercussions for online speech and activities, such as imprisonment, extralegal harassment, or cyber attacks.Total Score (100-70 = Free, 69-40 = Partly Free, and 39-0 = Not Free) Note: 1)The 2017 ratings reflect the period of June 1, 2016 through May 31, 2017 2)The 2016 ratings reflect the period of June 1, 2015 through May 31, 2016. 3)The 2015 ratings reflect the period January 1 through December 31, 2014.
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    • अप्रैल 2024
      Source: Freedom House
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      Accessed On: 27 मई, 2024
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      The average of (NDG, EP, CS IM, LDG, JF and CO) ratings is each country’s Democracy Score (DS). The Democracy Percentage (D%) is the translation of the Democracy Score to the 0–100 scale.