Central Africa: The Overview of Freedom in Central African Countries

The Political Context, State of Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law
Analysis08.08.2018Daniella Cristina Faura
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The overview into central African countries, by the Friedrich Naumman Foundation for Freedom sub-Saharan Africa, looks at the political context, state of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in central African countries, namely: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Sudan and Sudan.

SOURCES

Freedom House: Freedom in the World Democracy Index (2018)

https://freedomhouse.org/report/freedom-world/freedom-world-2018 

Scoring (0-100) where 0 is the worst and 100 is the best

The Economist Intelligence Unit: Democracy Index (2017)

https://www.eiu.com/topic/democracy-index 

Scoring from 0-10 where 0 is the worst and 10 is the best

World Bank- Worldwide Governance Indictors (2016)

http://info.worldbank.org/governance/WGI/#home 

Percentile rank 0 to 100 which indicates rank of country among all the countries of the world 0 being the lowest rank and 100 being the highest rank

Corruption Perception Index (2017)

https://www.transparency.org/news/feature/corruption_perceptions_index_2017 

Scoring (0-100) where 0 is the worst and 100 is the best

Amnesty International: Country Reports 2017/2018

https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/ 

Human Rights Watch: World Report 2018

https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2018 

U.S. Department of State Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2017

https://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/#wrapper 

Country Background Information

https://en.wikipedia.org/