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The Netherlands second on press freedom rankings

Wednesday 30 January 2013

The Netherlands has risen to second place behind Finland in rankings on the freedom of the press, drawn up by organisation Reporters without Borders.

The organisation ranks press freedom in 179 countries. Bottom of the list are Eritrea, North Korea and Turkmenistan.

In 2006, the Netherlands was in first place.

© DutchNews.nl



 

Readers' Comments

Really?I suppose they never took into account the couple of years Wilders was calling the shots..newspapers writing apology's for telling the truth about him.Cartoons withdrawn at his request complete silence about his real agenda.This dose not add up.

By Jason | 30 January 2013 12:07 PM

Do you have some links about newspapers apologizing to Wilders, Jason?

By pepe | 31 January 2013 3:36 PM

Indeed really? So who does the press represent these days, the government or us - the people?

Thank goodness for free press, (Internet, largest threat to world dictators, most of 'em!) :P

By The visitor | 1 February 2013 12:06 AM

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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