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These are the world’s most fragile states in 2019

A protester wearing a gas mask takes cover from tear gas fired by riot police during clashes in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem, south of Manama, July 19, 2013. Bahrain's Ministry of Interior rejected permission for the weekly anti-government rally organized by Bahrain's main opposition party Al Wefaq. Protesters from various villages defied the ban as they took to the streets demanding the government give them more rights.  REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed (BAHRAIN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) - GM1E97K0JD201

UK and US among ‘most worsened’ countries in this year's ranking. Image: REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed

Douglas Broom
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