The American organization Freedom House reports that in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe during 2011, there was a significant reduction in freedom of the press, and BiH is ranked among countries with a "partially-free press."
In a report published on the eve of celebrations of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, of 197 countries, 66 received a "free" mark, while 72 were "partially free," and 59 were "not free."
In the report, BiH, Serbia, and Croatia are placed among countries that have a "partially free" media.
Hungary and Macedonia experienced a major drop on the list, while there was sustained decline in Ukraine.
Freedom House saw noticeable improvements when it comes to media freedom in Georgia, in Kosovo - which is considered separately from Serbia - and in Montenegro.
Thursday, 03. May 2012 at 11:55
Source: oslobodjenje, bhnews
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