Baromètre de la liberté de la presse

Violations of press freedom barometer

Violations of press freedom barometer

The figures in 2020

were killed in 2020

  • 40
    journalists killed
  • 0
    citizens journalists killed
  • 3
    media assistants killed

are imprisoned at this time

  • 260
    journalists imprisoned
  • 122
    citizens journalists imprisoned
  • 12
    media assistants imprisoned

Details in 2020

The table below covers only journalists for whom RSF was able to clearly establish that they were killed or imprisoned in connection with their journalistic work. It does not include those who were killed or imprisoned for reasons unrelated to their work or for whom the link with their work has not yet been confirmed.


citizens journalists killed since january 2020