Where is Mexico?
Of the 20 countries, Mexico is in the twelfth place with the most censorship.
According to the organization Article 19, which defends freedom of expression and the right to information, from 2000 to date there have been 157 murders of journalists, of which 37 occurred in the current administration. This situation places Mexico as the riskiest country to practice journalism in the world.
It also ranks twelfth in internet connection. Of 100,000 people, 75,875 have access to the network.
However, along with the United Kingdom, Japan, and Germany, Mexico has no restrictions on social media.
Countries with the most restrictions on the internet
China tops the list as the country with the most internet restrictions, as the Chinese government has banned its citizens from accessing Western social networking sites such as Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram, giving it one of the lowest scores. . In addition, the country also heavily restricts its political media on the internet, giving it the highest score for internet censorship.
Iran comes in second, as the nation has also banned Western social networking sites and heavily restricts citizens’ access to political media. The country also has a very low net freedom score thanks to its inability to protect the rights of its users.
Egypt is the third country with the most restrictions. The Egyptian government has been known to imprison journalists and human rights activists for their actions online, as was the case with journalist Ahmed Montasir, who was detained in October last year for his posts on economic and social issues in a local newspaper.
Which have more freedom on the internet?
The UK ranks first as the country with the most internet freedom. The country has the highest proportion of people online and tops the list for its internet freedom score. The UK also does not place restrictions on social networking sites.
In second place is Japan. The country has one of the highest proportions of internet users and ranks very low on internet censorship, sharing last place on the factor. Japan also ranks second thanks to its high Internet freedom score.
Next up is Germany, which ranks high thanks to its internet freedom score and shares second place on this factor. Germany also does not restrict user access to social media and the country has one of the lowest censorship scores.