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header1 Issues of concern

  • State anticorruption efforts are considered weak, and government officials and businesspeople have been linked to corruption in recent years.
  • Requests for public information are not always answered, details of government contracts are sometimes withheld, and land-use and construction decisions are nontransparent.
  • Many Maltese fear retribution for criticizing powerful actors, and journalists experience widespread harassment via social media platforms.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    89 100 free