Albania

Albania

The road to the EU is long

Can do better. This, in effect, was the conclusion of the European Commission’s annual report at the end of 2015 on this candidate for European Union admission. Better implementation of legislation guaranteeing freedom of expression is needed, the EU’s experts said. Defamation has been punishable by fines rather than imprisonment since 2012. Despite the freedom of information laws adopted in 1999 and 2014, access to state-held information continues to be limited and the broadcast media regulatory authority, the AMA, is politicized.

82
in the 2016 World Press Freedom Index

Ranking

0

82 in 2015

Global score

-1.15

28.77 in 2015

  • 0
    journalists killed in 2017
  • 0
    netizens killed in 2017
  • 0
    media assistants killed in 2017
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