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China

Unidentified men attack dissident blogger near his parked car

Unidentified men attacked dissident blogger and human rights activist Hu Jia as he was returning to his Beijing home on 16 July. The target of (...)

Published on 18 July 2014 Read

Singapore

Reporters Without Borders calls for support for blogger Roy Ngerng

看中文 Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who brought a libel suit against the blogger Roy Ngerng Yi Ling in May, is now trying to rush the (...)

Published on 17 July 2014 Read

Afghanistan

Radio host gunned down in front of his children in Mazar-e-Sharif

Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that 27-year-old local radio host Kaled Aghah Yaghubi was gunned down in front of his children in (...)

Published on 16 July 2014 Read

Afghanistan

Pakistani journalist gets four-year jail term for “entering Afghanistan illegally”

Reporters Without Borders and the Pakistani NGO Freedom Network condemn the four-year jail sentence that an Afghan court has imposed on Pakistani (...)

Published on 16 July 2014 Read

Burma

Five journalists get ten-year jail terms for “violating state secrets”

In the latest in a series of reverses for media freedom in Burma, a court in the central region of Magway today sentenced five newspaper (...)

Published on 10 July 2014 Read

Burma

Police investigations and prosecutions used to harass news media

Until recently, the media freedom situation in Burma was very promising but this is no longer the case. Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by (...)

Published on 10 July 2014 Read

Thailand

With the military junta monitoring Facebook, a political message there can put a journalist behind bars

Thanapol Eawsakul, editor in chief magazine Fah Diew Gan (Same Sky), a political magazine, was arrested after posting a message on Facebook that (...)

Published on 9 July 2014 Read

Vietnam

RWB hails creation of Vietnam’s first independent journalists association

Reporters Without Borders hails the creation of the Independent Journalists Association of Vietnam (IJAVN), the country’s first such organization. (...)

Published on 7 July 2014 Read

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