- Judicial independence and due process are undermined by serious capacity deficits and political influence. Due process rights are often restricted or denied, owing in part to a dearth of resources and personnel.
- The World Bank estimates that Timor-Leste loses from 1.5 to 2 percent of gross domestic product annually to corruption. Anticorruption bodies lack enough funding to operate effectively.
- Media outlets are vulnerable to political pressure due to their reliance on government financial support.
See all data, scores & information on this country or territory.See More
Global Freedom Score72 100 free