press freedom

31 Dec 2009
Press freedom in 2009     76    journalists killed (60 in 2008)     33    journalists kidnapped   573    journalists arrested 1456    physically assaulted   570    media censored    157    journalists fled their countries       1    blogger died in prison     151    bloggers and cyber-dissidents arrested      61    physically assaulted     60    countries affected by online censorship
20 Oct 2009
Political power grabs dealt press freedom a great disservice again this year. In Thailand, the endless clashes between “yellow shirts” and “red shirts” had a very negative impact on the press’s ability to work. As a result, the kingdom is now 130th.
11 Sep 2009
Thai media, freedom of speech, and freedom to information are under threat in Thailand by a government that is robbing the people of their rights and freedoms. 


Subscribe to press freedom