Eritrea Tops List of World's Most-Censored Countries

Eritrea and Equatorial Guinea have made it on to the Committee to Protect Journalists' list of most-censored countries in the world. The report says that in the top three countries - Eritrea, North Korea, and Turkmenistan - the media serves as a mouthpiece of the state, and any independent journalism is conducted from exile.

Eritrea is the world's most-censored country, according to a list compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Rounding out the top 10 are North Korea, Turkmenistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Vietnam, Iran, Equatorial Guinea, Belarus and Cuba.

  • Eritrea:  10 Most Censored Countries

    CPJ, 10 September 2019

    Repressive governments use sophisticated digital censorship and surveillance alongside more traditional methods to silence independent media. A special report by the Committee to… Read more »

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