Belarus Takes 151th Place for Freedom of Mass Media

2007 2007-10-17T10:45:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en

Yesterday international human right organization Reporters without Borders published its annual rating of mass media freedom.


Iceland rated first, Norway – second. The third place was taken by the former USSR republic – Estonia.


Belarus, just as a year ago, took 151st place. Russia has improved its position a bit – this year it rates 144th (in comparison with the last year’s 147th). Ukraine holds 93rd? Lithuania –23rd? and Latvia – 12th place.


The last in the rating are Eritrea (169th) and North Korea (168th).