CPJ Deputy Director Robert Mahoney counts down the 10 countries where the press is most tightly restricted. How do leaders in these nations silence the media? And which country is the worst of all? (4:03)
Read CPJ's report on the 10 Most Censored countries for more detail on how censorship works, and which countries were the runners-up.
Bruno Jacquet Ossébi, a Franco-Congolese journalist known for outspoken coverage of government corruption in the
See updated list of 10 Most Censored Countries at http://cpj.org/reports/2012/05/10-most-censored-countries.php.
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