Libya

Libya

Mass exodus

Because of the political and security instability of the past four years and the open conflict between the east and west of the country, journalists have to risk their lives if they want to report. In a climate of complete impunity for press freedom predators, Libya’s journalists and media are fleeing the country en masse to escape the inevitable reprisals if they stay. Reporting is all the more dangerous in Libya because the conflict’s players have made it clear they want to clamp down on press freedom even more.

162
in the 2018 World Press Freedom Index

Ranking

+1

163 in 2017

Global score

-0.02

56.81 in 2017

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