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


Journalism remains deadly occupation in Mexico

Two deaths this week underscore perilous conditions[more]

Asia & the Pacific


Interview: Sarawak Report founder faces censorship, harassment after investigation into Malaysian PM

Clare Rewcastle Brown: "All I'm doing is reporting on an interesting story"[more]



La independencia de la radiotelevisión pública de España en duda mientras el país se dirige a las urnas

Como parte del informe de misión del IPI, un experto independiente resume los desafíos para el sector audiovisual en España[more]

Middle East and North Africa


Verdict in Al Jazeera case test of Egypt's commitment to human rights

IPI calls for pardon in separate case of six Al Jazeera journalists sentenced in absentia[more]

Sub Saharan Africa


FEATURE: Nigerian media seek to cope with Boko Haram threat

Lack of training and equipment add to risk of covering violent militant group[more]