PR Political Rights 34 40
CL Civil Liberties 43 60
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Suriname’s civil liberties rating declined from 2 to 3 due to the judiciary’s lack of financial independence from the executive and the ruling party’s deliberate failure to proceed with the long-delayed formation of a Constitutional Court.

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