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Press freedom stories from around the world: The good, the bad, and the ugly

To mark World Press Freedom Day, take a tour of some events that are chilling - or warming - the climate for free media in countries around the globe.

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The theme of this year's UNESCO World Press Freedom Day [3 May] is deceptively simple: Let Journalism Thrive. Journalists need to be able to do their work, in the public interest, without interference or fear. But many obstacles make this hard - even impossible. And when that happens, we all lose. In a Story Map specially created for World Press Freedom Day, we take you on a world tour of events that IFEX members report are chilling - or, in some cases, warming - the climate for free media in countries around the globe.

Check out the Story Map.

See all of IFEX's 2015 World Press Freedom Day coverage

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