Macedonia last on the Balkans in media freedom


Macedonia has the worst result on the Balkans in terms of media freedom, reported “Freedom House” in the latest report on media freedom.

“The new restrictive laws and violence against journalists contributed to the global decline in press freedom in 2014, bringing it to its lowest level in more than 10 years,” reads the report.

The report reads that, in the last five years, the index of press freedom have dropped by 10 points and that several opposition-oriented media were closed in the past five years, while journalist Tomislav Kezharovski remained in custody in 2014 because of questionable charges of discovering the identity of a protected witness in a murder case.

It is also stated that Belarus, Crimea, which is under Russian occupation, Iran, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan are among the 10 worst countries and territories in the world in press freedom.

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