Freedom in the World 2020 report
Part of: GS Prelims and GS-I-Society; GS-II-Governance
- It is released by Freedom House, a US-based NGO which has been tracking global political and civil liberties for almost half a century
- The report derives its methodology from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 1948.
- The 2020 report has ranked India at the 83rd position along with Timor-Leste and Senegal.
- India is near the bottom of the pile among the countries categorised as “Free”, with only Tunisia receiving a lower score.
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