Good marks but...

Estonia has been among the top ten in RSF’s press freedom index for several years but it is easy to bring defamation lawsuits and journalists have not been spared. Legislative amendments adopted in 2010 made it possible for judges to jail reporters who refuse to reveal their sources for stories about serious crimes.

in the 2017 World Press Freedom Index



14 in 2016

Global score


14.31 in 2016

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