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header1 Issues of concern

  • Politically motivated prosecutions of opposition leaders and changes to electoral laws have reduced the competitiveness of the opposition in recent years.
  • Defamation laws constrain press freedom.
  • Corruption in government, weak rule of law, and inadequate protections for women and LGBT+ people remain challenges.

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  • Global Freedom Score

    68 100 partly free