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Call for immediate release of journalist who goes on trial tomorrow

After going missing on 23 April, Gao Yu reappeared on 8 May when CCTV News showed her making a forced confession in front of cameras. In a press (...)

Published on 20 November 2014 Read

Asia

Bloggers on hit-list posted by supposed Islamist group in Bangladesh

The group, which calls itself Ansar al Islam Bangladesh (Defenders of Islam), posted the message on a newly-created Facebook page on 15 November, (...)

Published on 19 November 2014 Read

Africa

International Day to End Impunity - ten faces to remember

Acts of violence against journalists and other news providers are attacks not only on the victims themselves but also on freedom of expression, (...)

Published on 22 November 2013 Read

Africa

Reporters Without Borders writes to Google about new Blogger terms of service

Reporters Without Borders wrote to Eric Schmidt, Executive chairman of Google, on 8 February to express its concern about recent changes to the (...)

Published on 15 February 2012 Read

Asia

Risible fine for minister who assaulted newspaper publisher

Reporters Without Borders deplores the risible fine of 15,000 vatu (120 euros) that a court in Port Vila, the capital of the South Pacific island (...)

Published on 12 July 2011 Read

Asia

Asian Communist regimes still hold the lowest rankings

Asia’s four Communist regimes, North Korea (177th place), China (171st), Vietnam (165thj) Laos (168th), are among the fifteen lowest-ranked (...)

Published on 20 October 2010 Read

Asia

Authoritarianism prevents press freedom progress in much of Asia

Fiji falls furthest, but big advance by Maldives Political power grabs dealt press freedom a great disservice again this year. A military coup (...)

Published on 20 October 2009 Read

Asia

One year after start of games, Olympic flame extinguished for good

A year after the Beijing Olympics began on 8 August 2008, Reporters Without Borders regrets that the limited progress China made in free (...)

Published on 7 August 2009 Read

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