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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


Geo TV, target of Pakistan spy agency

Attacks on press freedom by a party in power and by political factions have been on the increase in 2014, even as violence committed by non-state (...)

Published on 24 December 2014 Read


TV cameraman dies of injuries sustained in Taliban suicide bombing

RWB offers its condolences to Hatami’s family and friends and urges the Afghan authorities to do more to protect journalists, especially from the (...)

Published on 22 December 2014 Read


RWB supports legal action against secrets law

Passed a year ago by the Japanese parliament, the Act on the Protection of Specially Designated Secrets (SDS) provides for sentences of up to 10 (...)

Published on 15 December 2014 Read

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