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.

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

The Americas & the Caribbean


Catch talk on journalism, human rights in Turkey online

Tonight's event presented by IPI, Concordia University to be livestreamed[more]

Asia & the Pacific


In Suu Kyi election victory, Myanmar journalists see chance for change

Local media adopting “wait and see” attitude ahead of historic power shift [more]



Turkey jails two journalists for report on arms delivery to Syria

Incident marks disturbing new low in Turkey’s sustained assault on the press[more]

Middle East and North Africa


Journalist Maziar Bahari, ehemaliger Häftling in Iran, führt ein Gespräch mit IPI über den Film ‚Rosewater’

Diskussion folgt der Vorführung des Filmes am 8. Dezember im Filmcasino als Teil des Film Festivals „this human world“[more]

Sub Saharan Africa


UPDATE: Zambia’s The Post granted stay in tax case

Court bars authorities from collecting until pending appeal resolved[more]