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Paramilitary force tells media what they can publish

Sent on 24 October to the Eastern Mirror, Nagaland Page, Morung Express, Nagalang Post and Capi Daily, the notice accused them of providing (...)

Published on 23 November 2015 Read


China pursues journalists and dissidents overseas

The Thai police arrested the cartoonist, Jiang Yefei (姜野飞), on 28 October, held him in a prison for illegal immigrants in Bangkok for just over two (...)

Published on 20 November 2015 Read


President Obama visits the Philippines : Open Letter

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Mr. President, As you are about to make an official (...)

Published on 17 November 2015 Read


Thai junta’s persecution of the media

Lead by the capricious Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, the Thai junta has been persecuting the media for the past 18 months, imposing a reign of terror (...)

Published on 12 November 2015 Read


Maldivian authorities urged not to gag media

Announced by President Abdulla Yameen just days before a major anti-government demonstration, the state of emergency follows months of political (...)

Published on 6 November 2015 Read


Indonesian justice system treats two British journalists as criminals

Detained by the immigration authorities on the western island of Batam since late May, Rebecca Prosser and Neil Bonner were found guilty today by (...)

Published on 3 November 2015 Read


Pacific island refusing all foreign media visa requests

The island’s authorities have not only turned a blind eye to allegations of rape and other abuses in the detention centre, which they host on (...)

Published on 22 October 2015 Read


Threatening email orders Bangladeshi media to fire women

Sent by Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT), a militant Islamist group that has claimed the murders of four bloggers this year, and signed by a person (...)

Published on 21 October 2015 Read

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