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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

Asia

RWB condemns new cases of censorship and self-censorship

Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily is paying a high price for supporting Occupy Central. Members of a counter-movement have been surrounding the (...)

Published on 16 October 2014 Read

Indonesia

Why Indonesia should release two detained French journalists

After holding French journalists Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois in the eastern province of Papua for 70 days, the Indonesian authorities (...)

Published on 15 October 2014 Read

Cambodia

Reporter shot dead while investigating illegal logging

A reporter for several local newspapers, Taing Try was shot while in his car. The car of the suspected killer was found 200 metres down the road (...)

Published on 13 October 2014 Read

Indonesia

Petition for the release of two French journalists held in Indonesia

As French journalists Valentine Bourrat and Thomas Dandois begin their third month in detention in Indonesia, their support committee in France (...)

Published on 11 October 2014 Read

South Korea

Criminal defamation charge brought against Japanese journalist

Tatsuya Kato, who is the Japanese newspaper Sankei Shimbun’s Seoul bureau chief, is facing a possible seven-year jail term. The charge brought (...)

Published on 10 October 2014 Read

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