Whether it's freedom from surveillance or freedom to be single, the BBC is investigating what freedom means in the modern world.
Rob and Finn discuss the BBC #Freedom2014 season and find out that freedom means different things to different people.
They also explain some vocabulary related to freedom.
This week's question:
According to the World Freedom Index 2013 by the Canadian Fraser Institute, the people of which country came out as number one, in terms of having the most freedom? Was it:
c) New Zealand
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
What is freedom?
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something that you are morally or legally allowed to do or have
limited by rules or laws
a system of government in which people vote in elections to choose the people who will govern them
- free speech
the right to say anything you want about anything
everyone having exactly the same rights and opportunities regardless of colour, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age etc.
the political system that existed in the past in South Africa, in which only white people had political rights and power
- forced labour
being made to do hard physical work
the careful watching of a person or place, often secretly and usually done by people in authority, such as the police
secret; only for certain people to see
tried to achieve political or social change by persuading people in authority to do something
a method of government that controls the country in a strict and unfair way
- civil rights
the basic rights that all people in a society should have, whatever their race, sex, religion, etc.
idea, aim, belief or way of thinking that a group of people share and try to persuade others to support