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.
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.
- 2019 Botswana Country Report
- 2020 Country Report — Coming Soon!