Pandemic amplifies press freedom threats; situation in Latvia has improved - Reporters Without Borders

  • 2020-04-21
  • LETA/AFP/TBT Staff
PARIS - The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating threats to press freedom around the world, with authoritarian states including China and Iran suppressing details of the outbreak, Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in its annual press freedom rankings Tuesday.  Meanwhile, Latvia has climbed two positions to 22nd place in the World Press Freedom Index, covering 180 countries of the world. Estonia has slipped three positions to 14th place and Lithuania has risen two positions to 28th place in the RSF rankings.  According to the RSF...
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