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Call for effective protection after another blogger hacked to death

Roy, who had US and Bangladeshi dual citizenship and normally resided in the United States, had just left a book fair near the University of (...)

Published on 27 February 2015 Read


Prime minister accuses newspaper of inciting terrorism

Headlined “Fanatics raise their ugly head again,” the Daily Star article of 11 February included a photo taken in the Dhaka district of Banglamotor (...)

Published on 23 February 2015 Read


Three bloggers get jail terms for “abusing democratic freedoms”

The sentences, passed on 12 February, were clearly unjust and violated freedom of information and expression. Arrested while covering an (...)

Published on 17 February 2015 Read


Call for return of cartoon books seized in raid

The raid was carried out by members of the Criminal Investigation Department led by Assistant Superintendent Lim Ah Heng, who interrogated (...)

Published on 4 February 2015 Read

Sri Lanka

RSF and JDS urge new president to end violence against journalists

The two organizations welcome the end of rule by the Rajapaksa brothers, who had been responsible for a great deal of violence against (...)

Published on 20 January 2015 Read


Ghani presidency’s first 100 days: hopes persist despite more violence against journalists

The first 100 days of the government led by President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah have seen significant advances (...)

Published on 17 January 2015 Read

South Korea

Journalists prosecuted for covering murder case involving president’s relatives

They were acquitted on all charges in a jury trial last year but the prosecutor appealed, without presenting any new evidence, and a Seoul high (...)

Published on 14 January 2015 Read


Another blogger held, RWB calls for his immediate release

Better known by the blog name of Nguyen Ngoc Gia, he was arrested at his Ho Chi Minh City home, which was searched by police. The public security (...)

Published on 31 December 2014 Read

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