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header1 Issues of concern

  • Nauru lacks a law on public access to information, and government officials are not required to disclose financial information.
  • Government officials have been accused of dismissing judges in retribution for unfavorable rulings.
  • Asylum seekers and refugees forcibly transferred to Nauru under its agreement with Australia have suffered widespread abuse.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    77 100 free