Freedom House has released its quinquennial status report on levels of freedom across the world and as their custom is,they've present to us this as the most accurate report about the world right now
While 51 countries are rated ‘not free’, it has named 10 countries as the ‘worst of the worst’.
Central African Republic
While the number of countries rated as free has been increasing, more recently it has plateaued.
Here’s what the situation was like 20 years ago
And here’s the present day map overlaid the 1995 one into a gif, in case you were too lazy to scroll back to the top of the page to compare them.
Source: Freedom House
Maps by Statista