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


Cae el último bastión para la libertad de prensa en México

El gobierno mexicano recibe duras críticas por las deficiencias del mecanismo de protección a periodistas[more]

Asia & the Pacific


Update: Malaysia seeks arrest of Sarawak Report founder

Clare Rewcastle Brown accused over exposé on alleged corruption by PM [more]



Turkey VICE News case sends chilling signal on encryption

IPI says journalists must be allowed to use legitimate tools[more]

Middle East and North Africa


Syria court drops charges against Mazen Darwish

Judge rules 2014 amnesty applies to IPI World Press Freedom Hero[more]

Sub Saharan Africa


Samuel Nuamah, Ghana

Ghanaian Times Presidential Correspondent Samuel Nuamah died on Aug. 20, 2015 in a traffic accident. He and other journalists were returning to Accra after covering President John Mahama’s attendance at the annual convention of...[more]