Burma is one of the countries with the worst press freedom.

According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), Myanmar will remain one of the countries with the toughest press freedoms in 2024.

According to RSF’s ranking of press freedom among 180 countries, Myanmar ranks 171st, making it one of the countries with the lowest press freedom.

After Myanmar, China, Bahrain, Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Iran, North Korea, Afghanistan, and Syria, there is Eritrea.

Some of the countries with the most press freedom include Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, Finland, Estonia, Portugal, Ireland, Switzerland, and Germany.

According to RSF, since January 1, 2024, one journalist has been killed and 62 people, including 59 journalists and three media workers, have been arrested in Myanmar.

In 2023, Myanmar’s press freedom status was ranked 173rd, and in 2021 it was ranked 140th.

As of the end of March, Myanmar was the second worst country in the world for arresting and imprisoning journalists, according to the New York-based Organization to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

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