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Thursday, January 15, 2009

INDONESIA IS STILL THE ONLY FREE COUNTRY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

Freedom House, an independent non-profit organization advocating human rights around the world since 1941 recently released the 2008 Freedom of the World Scores. Indonesia retained its status as the only "free" country in our region. [ source]

BISEAN first featured these findings last year -- Freedom in Southeast Asia


Here's our Freedom Map of 2008


Thailand has been elevated from "Not Free" to "Partially Free" status together with Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Timor Leste this year.


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7 Comments:

Roman Paul, RP said...

your article is 2-day old but still no comment, surprising!

Roman Paul, RP said...

by the way

>>>> you should feature more about Thailand, after all, this is your blog.

>>>> i bet you visited the ashes of santika while you're in bangkok??

>>>> regarding the "masaganang bayung banua" greeting above, we kapampangans are used to say "masaplalang bayung banua", its very kapampangan right?

bigs said...

LOL.Go Indonesia.

Mariani of Italy said...

Roman...this post is not 2 days old. Something wrong with Pisanu's date. This post came in this morning (Saturday at 4:00AM).

Just so you know.

Googoosh said...

At least Thailand was elevated.

eyron said...

and indonesia is consider the regional power in southeast asia and a potential global power

iJ45 said...

yeah,,now most eyes are on Indonesia,

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