Macedonia continues to be partly free country - Freedom House.

By bne IntelliNews January 14, 2011
US independent nongovernmental organization Freedom House has announced the findings of its global survey Freedom in the World 2011, which rates the level of political rights and civil liberties throughout the world. According to those findings, Macedonia continues to be a partly free country. Freedom House elaborates that this rating is assigned to countries that are characterized by some restrictions on political rights and civil liberties, often in a context of corruption, weak rule of law, ethnic strife, or civil war." In the Balkans, other partly free countries include Bosnia and Herzegovina, Albania and Kosovo. On the other hand, Bulgaria, Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia and Slovenia are rated as free.

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