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Another blogger arrested for “abusing democratic freedoms”

Hong Le Tho was arrested on 29 November for posting an article critical of the ruling Communist Party on his blog “Nguoi Lot Gach” (...)

Published on 2 December 2014 Read

Thailand

Long jail term for website editor critical of military coup

The court halved the nine-year term because Somsak Pakdeedech, detained since his arrest by soldiers three days after the 22 May military coup, (...)

Published on 26 November 2014 Read

Vietnam

Journalist beaten unconscious by eight policemen

Reporters Without Borders is appalled by the brutality of the attack on Truong Minh Duc, who was ambushed by eight policemen and then beaten (...)

Published on 25 November 2014 Read

China

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

Bangladesh

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

Vietnam

RWB condemns harassment of Vietnamese blogger and family

The diplomat, Emmanuel Ly Batallan, was assaulted by gangsters supported by plain-clothes police when he tried to assist Pham Minh Hoang, a (...)

Published on 10 November 2014 Read

India

RWB condemns the hunt for French journalists’ confidential sources

Journalists Alexandre Dereims and Claire Beilvert entered the reserve of the aboriginal tribe in order to report on a largely unknown people who (...)

Published on 4 November 2014 Read

Indonesia

Two journalists back in France after 11 weeks in Indonesian jails

They arrived in Paris in the morning and, along with their families, were received in the evening at Reporters Without Borders headquarters by (...)

Published on 31 October 2014 Read

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