Greece almost last in EU for press freedom, index finds

Society

The failure to deal with police violence against journalists during protests is mainly to blame for Greece being ranked second lowest in the European Union for media freedom, the authors of the 2015 World Press Freedom Index have said.

Up eight places, Greece is now in 91st position out of 180 countries included in the index, which was published by the international media watchdog Reporters without Borders (RSF) this week. Only neighbouring Bulgaria, which fell six places to 106th in ...

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