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Four detained newspaper journalists appear in court on Emergency Provisions Act charges

Four of the seven journalists with the weekly Bi Mon Te Nay who were arrested more than two weeks ago on charges of publishing false information (...)

Published on 25 July 2014 Read

Australia

Whistleblowers could face up to 10 years’ imprisonment in Australia

The national interest is invoked more and more at the expense of the public interest. The bill submitted by Brandis would be a serious blow to (...)

Published on 22 July 2014 Read

Pakistan

Gunmen torch cable TV operator that carried Geo News

Reporters Without Borders condemns the use of intimidation and violence as a new way to silence the embattled TV news station Geo News after (...)

Published on 22 July 2014 Read

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

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