Freedom of expression is guaranteed by the 1849 Constitution. Article 77 of the Constitution stipulates that “Anyone is entitled to in print, writing and speech to publish his or her thoughts, yet under responsibility to the courts. Censorship and other preventive measures can never again be introduced."

In 2005, the Danish daily Jyllands Posten published 12 caricatures of Prophet Mohammad later republished by the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

in the 2017 World Press Freedom Index



4 in 2016

Global score


8.89 in 2016

  • 0
    journalists killed in 2018
  • 0
    citizens journalists killed in 2018
  • 0
    media assistants killed in 2018
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