People in Bled, Slovakia. Editorial credit: Alex Cimbal /


Slovenia is a parliamentary republic with a freely elected government. Political rights and civil liberties are generally respected. Corruption remains an issue, though media are proactive in exposing it. The judiciary, while somewhat distrusted, has nevertheless established a record of independent rulings, and the rule of law is generally respected.Public discourse regarding migration and other issues has been increasingly rancorous.

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Freedom in the World — Slovenia Country Report

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

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