Indonesia has made impressive democratic gains since the fall of an authoritarian regime in 1998, establishing significant pluralism in politics and the media and undergoing multiple, peaceful transfers of power between parties. However, the country continues to struggle with challenges including systemic corruption, discrimination and violence against some minority groups, separatist tensions in the Papua region, and the politicized use of defamation and blasphemy laws.
Freedom in the World — Indonesia Country Report
Indonesia is rated Partly Free in Freedom in the World, Freedom House's annual study of political rights and civil liberties worldwide.
- 2019 Indonesia Country Report
- 2020 Country Report — Coming Soon!
Freedom on the Net— Indonesia Country Report
Indonesia is rated Partly Free in Freedom on the Net, Freedom House's comprehensive study of internet freedom around the globe.
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