Estonia’s democratic institutions are generally strong, and both political rights and civil liberties are widely respected. However, more than 5 percent of the population remains stateless and cannot participate in national elections. Corruption is a persistent challenge, as is discrimination against ethnic Russians, Roma, LGBT+ people, and others. Far-right and Euroskeptic forces have become increasingly vocal in Estonian politics in recent years.
Freedom on the Net — Estonia Country Report
Estonia is rated Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.
Nations in Transit — Estonia Country Report
Categorized as a Consolidated Democracy, Estonia receives a Democracy Percentage of 83 out of 100 in the Nations in Transit 2022 report.
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