Mauritius

State and non-state actors need to do more in ensuring more access to information on digital rights protection in Mauritius.

Mauritius is a country in Southern Africa with a population of 1.3 million. There is limited information on digital rights in Mauritius however information on internet use shows that it has a great prospect to improve its digital rights landscape. Mauritania has several private newspapers, television stations, and radio stations in operation. However, journalists who cover sensitive topics may face harassment.

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    68.7%

    Households with internet access in 2017

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    76.4%

    Individuals using internet in 2019

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    19.4

    Fixed Broadband Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants in 2017

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    94/180

    Press Freedom Ranking in 2022

Upr cycle

Mauritius was last reviewed in November 2018. Their next review is in 12 months, which is scheduled for November 2023. It is currently in the National Consultation phase of its UPR cycle. To find out more about the UPR lifecycle click on the Uproar Tools button

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