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
Middle East & North Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa

The Americas & the Caribbean


Brazilian investigative journalist beheaded

IPI calls for authorities to consider links to reporting[more]

Asia & the Pacific


Cases proceed silently in Myanmar journalist’s 2014 killing

Acquittal last year precedes civil inquest begun without wife’s knowledge[more]



Journalists attacked, threatened in Croatia and Macedonia

SEEMO also concerned over Serbian journalist denied entry to Russia[more]

Middle East and North Africa


Jordan urged to meet pledges to end website licensing

IPI welcomes comments by Media Commission head, MPs, calls for action[more]

Sub Saharan Africa


Angola journalist Rafael Marques convicted of defamation

Prosecutors proceed with criminal trial despite out-of-court settlement[more]