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Libyan Media "Not Free"

In its latest report, Freedom House has lowered its assessment of press freedom in Libya to "Not Free". The deteriorating security situation ensnared journalists and other members of the press, who suffered a spate of threats, kidnappings, and attacks in 2013, often at the hands of nonstate actors, including the assassination of a television presenter […]

Libya Shows Biggest Gain in Freedom Report

A new report from Freedom House cites Libya as a relative success story in the MENA region. Having ranked among the world’s worst tyrannies for decades, the country scored major gains in 2012, especially in the political rights categories, and is now ranked as "Partly Free". According to Freedom in the World 2013, Libya continues […]