Press Freedom in the Caucasus / Pressefreiheit im Kaukasus

Pressefreiheit nach Angaben von Reporters sans frontiers / Reporter ohne Grenzen
Press freedom according to Reporters sans frontiers / Reporters without borders


Annual Press Freedom Index 2007:

66 Georgien / Georgia (2006: 89)
77 Armenien / Armenia (2006: 101)
139 Aserbaidschan / Azerbaijshan (2006: 135)
144 Russland / Russia (2006: 147)


"Bloggers now threatened as much as journalists in the traditional media"

"Russia (144th) is not progressing. Anna Politkovskaya’s murder in October 2006, the failure to punish those responsible for murdering journalists, and the still glaring lack of diversity in the media, especially the broadcast media, weighed heavily in the evaluation of press freedom in Russia."

for comparison:

1 Island + Norwegen / Iceland + Norway
20 Deutschland / Germany
24 Großbritannien / United Kingdom
31 Frankreich / France
35 Italien / Italy
48 Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika / USA
101 Türkei / Turkey
166 Iran


The full table


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