Freedom of information in Somalia suffers from corruption, political violence and the central government’s extreme weakness. Non-state entities control much of the country. Journalists are persecuted by both the government and the rebel Islamist Al-Shabaab movement. Those who refuse to censor themselves are the targets of bombings or shooting by Al-Shabaab militants or exposed to arbitrary detention or the closure of their media outlets by the authorities.
172 in 2015
72.31 in 2015