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