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header1 Issues of concern

  • Oligarchs and business interests strongly influence and corrupt national and local political institutions, undermining political accountability.
  • Moldova’s judicial branch is highly susceptible to political pressures that hamper its independence, and judicial appointment processes lack transparency.
  • Reporters have previously faced difficulty accessing publicly important information and threats of legal action from public figures and politicians.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    61 100 partly free