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header1 Issues of concern

  • Corruption is endemic in Malawi, and civil society leaders have accused the anticorruption body of being ineffective and politically compromised.
  • Arbitrary arrests, police brutality, extrajudicial killings are common.
  • Internet users are routinely arrested and fined for their online speech.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    66 100 partly free
  • Internet Freedom Score

    60 100 partly free