SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

November 28, 2016 05:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Which countries have the most human freedoms? Annual ranking coming Tuesday, Nov. 29

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 28, 2016) - On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Fraser Institute and a network of international think-tanks will release the Human Freedom Index, a global measurement of personal, civil, and economic freedoms.

The report compares the level of human freedom in 159 countries and jurisdictions using 76 indicators in areas that include freedom of speech, religion, individual economic choice, and women's freedoms.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Nov. 29.

Fred McMahon, Dr. Michael A. Walker Research Chair in Economic Freedom
Fraser Institute

For interviews with Fred McMahon or for more information, please contact
Bryn Weese, Media Relations Specialist
Fraser Institute
(604) 688-0221 Ext. 589

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