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Ban on websites deplored but protest by North called hypocrisy

Reporters Without Borders criticised South Korea today for blocking access to about 30 North Korean propaganda websites and appealed for the (...)

Published on 25 November 2004 Read


Win Tin and 12 other journalists still in prison despite anticipated release

Authorities confirm that Win Tin is to be freed The military junta’s deputy foreign minister, Kyaw Thu, told the news agency Reuters today that (...)

Published on 25 November 2004 Read


Podeba murder suspect turns himself in

Leonides Alcantara, a suspect in the killing of radio presenter Apolinario "Polly" Podeba, surrendered to the authorities in the city of Bansud, (...)

Published on 25 November 2004 Read


Journalist and dissident Liu Jingsheng about to be released

China is reportedly about to release dissident and founder of underground magazine Tansuo (Investigation) Liu Jingsheng, jailed since 28 May (...)

Published on 24 November 2004 Read


Journalist Wu Shishen to be freed next July

Reporters Without Borders today welcomed the Chinese justice ministry’s decision to commute the life sentence imposed on journalist Wu Shishen in (...)

Published on 23 November 2004 Read


Castro or Hu Jintao? Who’s the biggest violator of free expression?

The two communist leaders meet today in Havana. Reporters Without Borders compares the behaviour of these two major predators of free expression (...)

Published on 22 November 2004 Read


Frontier Post staffer released from prison

Munawar Moshin Ali, letters page editor of the English-language daily Frontier Post, has been released from prison in Peshawar after the High (...)

Published on 22 November 2004 Read


Renowned journalist Win Tin set for release

Journalist and opposition leader Win Tin is about to be freed after 15 years in jail. His name was on a 19 November list of prisoners due for (...)

Published on 19 November 2004 Read

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