States of Control: COVID, Cuts and Impunity: South Asia Press Freedom Report 2019-2020

This 18th annual review of journalism in South Asia traverses the complex experience of this region’s media – already confronted with religious extremism, authoritarian governments, digital disruption and communication controls. It documents the challenges as well as some of the triumphs. It monitors the attacks, detentions and killings and the ongoing battle against impunity where journalists continue to campaign for justice.

Year Country Organisation Author Type
2020 Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) report
Theory of Change Keywords Download/link
coronavirus, covid-19, impunity, South Asia Download/link