http://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-press/freedom-press-2016Global press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015, as political, criminal, and terrorist forces sought to co-opt or silence the media in their broader struggle for power, according to Freedom of the Press 2016, Freedom House’s annual report on media freedom worldwide.
Freedom House issued the following statement in response to an Egyptian court ruling that non-governmental organizations can receive foreign funding if officials determine the organizations do not undermine public security.
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The migration crisis and wrenching economic problems are threatening both the survival of the European Union and the stability of Eurasia’s entrenched dictatorships, according to Nations in Transit 2016, the 21st edition of Freedom House’s annual report on democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Eurasia.