Montenegro ranked “Free country“ by Freedom House

    Freedom House issued a “Freedom in the World
    2015” report evaluating Montenegro as a free country with a political rights
    score of 3 and civil liberties score of 2 (from 1 to 7 with 1 representing the
    most free and 7 the least free).

    Comparing to the other countries in the region,
    Montenegro is better ranked than Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo, and
    Albania which are ranked as partly free, while Serbia and Croatia are also
    ranked as free countries.

    Freedom House Annual Report entailing the
    condition of freedoms in 195 countries and 15 territories stated that 61 country
    became less free in 2014 shows an overall decline, while only 31 countries have
    reached the improvements in freedom status. According to these data, the condition
    of global political rights and civil liberties has shown an overall decline.

    Source: Government of Montenegro