- The military has reasserted its role as political arbiter—more powerful than either the judiciary or the elected government—and sets the constraints within which civilian politics play out.
- Islamist groups carry out attacks on religious minorities and other perceived opponents with impunity.
- The government continues a crackdown on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and journalists.
- Authorities tightly control the online environment, routinely using internet shutdowns, platform blocking, and arrests and harsh convictions to suppress online speech.
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Global Freedom Score37 100 partly free
Internet Freedom Score25 100 not free