China has topped the list as the world’s worst jailer of journalists. In numerous other countries – Egypt, Turkey, Iran, Vietnam, Ethiopia, and Eritrea – a climate of fear and censorship persist.
China won the dubious distinction of throwing the most journalists in prison for the second year in a row. China was holding about a quarter of the 199 journalists languishing in cells around the world in 2015 because of their reporting .
Contributed By Sonia Narula