Scores are based on a scale of 0 (least free) to 100 (most free)

header1 Issues of concern

  • Despite a 2016 peace accord, paramilitary and guerrilla groups remain active, impairing citizens’ ability to safely participate in the political process and causing internal displacement.
  • Journalists, social leaders, and human rights defenders face intimidation and violence—including murder—in retaliation for their work.
  • The military engaged in the systematic killing of civilians during the civil war and has subsequently engaged in extrajudicial violence in the postwar period.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    70 100 free
  • Internet Freedom Score

    65 100 partly free