Out of 180 countries examined worldwide, the first MENA country, Kuwait, ranks 90th in the 2015 Press Freedom Index.
The core countries affected by the 2011 Arab Awakening do not rank better:
Libya is 154
Egypt is 158
Syria is 177
Bahrain is 163
Yemen is 168
and even “successful” Tunisia ranks only 126th in this particular Index.
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