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Index of abuse against journalists

100=worst 2016

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    China
    Result
    89.2
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    82.8
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    71.7
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    70.8
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Vietnam
    Result
    68.2
  6. Rank
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    68.2
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    68.1
  8. Rank
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    68.1
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    67.1
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    65.3
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Uzbekistan
    Result
    64.9
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    63.4
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    62.7
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    61.6
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    61.1
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    61.0
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    59.7
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    58.9
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    India
    Result
    57.0
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    56.7

Index key & notes

Notes

Based on the intensity and violence against the media.

Source: Reporters Without Borders