People in Muan, Botswana. Editorial credit: Stefano Barzellotti / Shutterstock.com

Botswana

While it is considered one of the most stable democracies in Africa, Botswana has been dominated by a single party since independence. Media freedom remains under threat. The indigenous San people, as well as migrants, refugees, and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people, face discrimination.

An opposition demonstrator plays the violin during a protest against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas. Credit: FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images.

Freedom in the World — Botswana Country Report

Botswana is rated Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.

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