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


Argentinean journalist continues to be threatened for his investigative work

Reporter has filed complaints after receiving numerous threats for exposing sexual assault accusations against a local mayor [more]

Asia & the Pacific


IPI saddened at passing of former board member Peter Wang

News community loses long-time supporter of media freedom in Taiwan[more]



In Slovenia, officials indicate willingness to consider criminal defamation repeal

IPI/SEEMO repeat call to drop charges against investigative journalist in official secrets case[more]

Middle East and North Africa


IPI urges Iran to drop sedition charges against Mashallah Shamsolvaezin

IPI World Press Freedom Hero to appear in court on Nov. 29[more]

Sub Saharan Africa


Defendants in Ethiopia Zone 9 case see 11th court delay

IPI criticises failure to afford journalists, bloggers due process[more]