Indonesia's flourishing democracy

Thirteen years after Suharto was brought down, country blossoms into open society.

    Indonesia freed itself from the grip of dictatorship more than a decade ago to become the world's third largest democracy. Corruption and violence remain serious issues, but the country also has a vibrant civil society.

    And as the world's most populous Muslim nation, Indonesia offers an example of how Islam and democracy go hand-in-hand.

    Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jogjakarta on what analysts have called a success story.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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