January 30, 2013 (LONDON) - South Sudan slipped 12 places in the annual press freedom index published by Reporters Without Borders (RWB) on Wednesday, leaving it at 124th out of the 180 countries ranked.
Chief among the reasons for South Sudan’s slide down the table was the murder of a columnist in Juba on 5 December - the first journalist to be killed in the country since separating from Sudan 18 months ago.
In comments made to Al Jazeera, the international media watchdog had warned (...)
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