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New code of conduct lets Pakistani journalists ... censor themselves

Called the Electronic Media (Programmes and Advertisements) Code of Conduct 2015, it is clearly designed to increase censorship of radio and TV (...)

Published on 9 September 2015 Read


Cartoonist Zunar could get 43 years in prison for nine cartoons

Zunar, whose real name is Zulkiflee Anwar Alhaque, will be facing up to 43 years in prison on nine counts under the Sedition Act at the trial, (...)

Published on 8 September 2015 Read


Thai navy attack fails to sink news website

Alan Morison, 67, the Australian editor of the Phuket-based website Phuketwan, and Chutima Sidasathian, a Thai reporter who covers the Rohingya (...)

Published on 1 September 2015 Read


China makes reporter pay for fall in share prices

Wang Xiaolu, who works for the independent business magazine Caijing, was arrested at his Beijing home on 25 August for “fabricating and spreading (...)

Published on 28 August 2015 Read


Security officials must stop interrogating journalists illegally

They were summoned and questioned on suspicion of being the anonymous authors of Kabul Taxi, a Facebook page that has been revealing details of (...)

Published on 27 August 2015 Read


Reporter arrested over bullet-proof vest in topsy-turvy Thailand

The authorities arrested Anthony Kwan on a charge of “possessing an illegal weapon” and, for the time being, are preventing him from returning to (...)

Published on 26 August 2015 Read


Whatever the results of the World Championships, China will still be 176th

To mark the start of the tournament tomorrow, RSF is distributing a campaign visual that shows a hand holding a medal with barbed wire instead of (...)

Published on 21 August 2015 Read


Authorities suppress “right to know” about Tianjin explosions

The Chinese Communist Party has issued a series of directives to online media and Internet users since the massive chemical explosions in Tianjin (...)

Published on 18 August 2015 Read

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