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


#IPIWoCo Preview: Periodistas de a Pie

Entrevista con el ganador del IPI Free Media Pioneer Award 2015[more]

Asia & the Pacific


International mission calls for end to surveillance of journalists in northern Sri Lanka

Challenges for press freedom in North remain, despite clear improvement after presidential vote[more]



Syrian Mazen Darwish named IPI World Press Freedom Hero

Periodistas de a Pie of Mexico honoured as 2015 Free Media Pioneer[more]

Middle East and North Africa


#IPIWoCo Preview: Agahi founder Puruesh Chaudhary

Pakistani media professional to speak on responsible information sharing[more]

Sub Saharan Africa


#IPIWoCo Preview: U.N. Special Rapporteur David Kaye

Free expression watchdog shares thoughts on Myanmar, challenges he faces[more]