In the Balance:Press Freedom in South Asia 2007-2008
An IFJ Asia Pacific report
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has released the sixth annual South Asia Press Freedom Report, produced for the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The report, released ahead of World Press Freedom Day on May 3, highlights the serious challenges that continue to confront the media in a region that is home to more than one-fifth of humanity.
The South Asia Press Freedom Report 2007-08 presents trends in detail for each country in the region, and lists the records prepared by IFJ affiliates and partners of direct attacks on journalists and media workers, noting media workers killed and incidents of physical harm and intimidation, and abductions and detentions.
Read the full report here.