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Abuse against journalists

100=worst 2018

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    China
    Result
    81.7
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    81.6
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Eritrea
    Result
    71.4
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Mexico
    Result
    69.5
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Afghanistan
    Result
    68.3
  6. Rank
    Country
    Uzbekistan
    Result
    68.3
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Iraq
    Result
    68.0
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    67.6
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Vietnam
    Result
    66.0
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Ethiopia
    Result
    65.4
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    63.9
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    63.7
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Saudi Arabia
    Result
    63.1
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Somalia
    Result
    60.9
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    60.8
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    India
    Result
    60.1
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    59.6
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Philippines
    Result
    58.9
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Yemen
    Result
    57.9
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    56.0
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Russia
    Result
    55.8
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Bangladesh
    Result
    54.3
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    North Korea
    Result
    51.9
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Libya
    Result
    50.4
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Belarus
    Result
    50.2
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Pakistan
    Result
    49.7
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Brazil
    Result
    48.9
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    West Bank & Gaza
    Result
    48.7
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Thailand
    Result
    47.6
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Myanmar
    Result
    47.4

Index key & notes

Notes

Based on the intensity of abuse and violence against the media.

Source: Reporters Without Borders.