Country Reports

This section examines the state of press freedom around the world, documenting violations and major media developments. Please select your region and countries of interest.


Choose your region of interest

Americas & Caribbean
Asia & Pacific
Europe
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Americas & the Caribbean

12.06.2015

Iran trial for U.S. journalist resumes behind closed doors

IPI criticises lack of evidence, transparency in case against Jason Rezaian[more]


Asia & the Pacific

30.06.2015

End to inquest in Myanmar journalist’s death raises concerns

Decision comes as journalists report harassment, intimidation before elections[more]


Europe

02.07.2015

Turkey high court tosses journalist’s ‘insult’ prison sentence

Rules conviction over AKP criticism violated free expression[more]


Middle East and North Africa

21.06.2015

IPI urges release of Al Jazeera journalist arrested in Berlin

German government reportedly detains Ahmed Mansour at Egypt's request[more]


Sub Saharan Africa

02.07.2015

IPI welcomes withdrawal of media bills in Tanzania

Facing criticism, government pledges further review[more]