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Call for immediate release of journalist who goes on trial tomorrow

After going missing on 23 April, Gao Yu reappeared on 8 May when CCTV News showed her making a forced confession in front of cameras. In a press (...)

Published on 20 November 2014 Read

Asia

Bloggers on hit-list posted by supposed Islamist group in Bangladesh

The group, which calls itself Ansar al Islam Bangladesh (Defenders of Islam), posted the message on a newly-created Facebook page on 15 November, (...)

Published on 19 November 2014 Read

Vietnam

RWB condemns harassment of Vietnamese blogger and family

The diplomat, Emmanuel Ly Batallan, was assaulted by gangsters supported by plain-clothes police when he tried to assist Pham Minh Hoang, a (...)

Published on 10 November 2014 Read

India

RWB condemns the hunt for French journalists’ confidential sources

Journalists Alexandre Dereims and Claire Beilvert entered the reserve of the aboriginal tribe in order to report on a largely unknown people who (...)

Published on 4 November 2014 Read

Indonesia

Two journalists back in France after 11 weeks in Indonesian jails

They arrived in Paris in the morning and, along with their families, were received in the evening at Reporters Without Borders headquarters by (...)

Published on 31 October 2014 Read

Burma

A freelancer died in Burmese army custody, with the military claiming he was shot while trying to grab a soldier’s weapon

The army suspected Aung Kyaw Naing of being a member of the rebel secessionist movement in Karen state, which borders Mon. False information had (...)

Published on 30 October 2014 Read

Indonesia

French journalists to be freed after getting two and a half months sentences

After being sentenced today to two and a half months in prison by a court in Jayapura, Papua’s capital, they are to be released next week. The (...)

Published on 24 October 2014 Read

Vietnam

RWB hails Vietnamese journalist Dieu Cay’s release

The Vietnamese authorities confirmed this afternoon that Dieu Cay, who had been held since 19 April 2008, was taken to Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport and (...)

Published on 21 October 2014 Read

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