World Press Freedom Review
The annual IPI World Press Freedom Review examines the state of the media around the world, documenting press freedom violations and major media developments. Divided into specific regions, each report provides a comprehensive overview of the year's events and may be contrasted with the events of previous years.
Monday, 04 July 2011
Members of Iraqi security forces gather near Tahrir square before the start of an anti-government demonstration in central Baghdad June 10, 2011. REUTERS/Saad Shalash
IPI Report Highlights Violations of Press Freedom, Attacks and Harassment of Journalists
Six months into the year, there has been very little improvement in media freedom around the world, and in many parts, the losses far outweighed the gains, according to the Vienna-based International Press Institute.The IPI, a global press freedom organization, today released<media 3288> a report outlining press freedom developments across the world</media> in the first six months of 2011. According to the report, 51 journalists have been killed so far in 2011. Sixteen of those ...