Freedom House: Freedom in the World 2008


On January 16, Freedom House released the findings from the latest edition of Freedom in the World, the annual survey of global political rights and civil liberties.

The report surveyed 193 countries, 90 of which were rated “free,” 60 were labeled “partly free,” and the remaining 43 were labeled “not free.”

North Korea, rated “not free,” received the lowest rating of 7 in both political rights and civil liberties and remains one of the eight lowest rated countries along with Cuba, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Libya, Sudan, Burma and Somalia.

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