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Afghanistan

Security officials must stop interrogating journalists illegally

They were summoned and questioned on suspicion of being the anonymous authors of Kabul Taxi, a Facebook page that has been revealing details of (...)

Published on 27 August 2015 Read

Thailand

Reporter arrested over bullet-proof vest in topsy-turvy Thailand

The authorities arrested Anthony Kwan on a charge of “possessing an illegal weapon” and, for the time being, are preventing him from returning to (...)

Published on 26 August 2015 Read

China

Whatever the results of the World Championships, China will still be 176th

To mark the start of the tournament tomorrow, RSF is distributing a campaign visual that shows a hand holding a medal with barbed wire instead of (...)

Published on 21 August 2015 Read

China

Authorities suppress “right to know” about Tianjin explosions

The Chinese Communist Party has issued a series of directives to online media and Internet users since the massive chemical explosions in Tianjin (...)

Published on 18 August 2015 Read

Bangladesh

Fourth blogger on radical Islamist hit-list hacked to death

Niloy Neel’s body was found with the head and hands severed. His wife was at home at the time but was confined to another room while the murder (...)

Published on 7 August 2015 Read

Vietnam

John Kerry must "raise the crucial issue of freedom of information" in Vietnam

US Secretary of State John Kerry Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington DC 20520 USA Washington DC, August 4, 2015 Dear (...)

Published on 7 August 2015 Read

Vietnam

Cyber-security workshop held successfully, despite police harassment

Held from 31 July to 2 August in a hotel on Cat Ba Island, 160 km east of Hanoi, the workshop consisted of training provided by DTD member Ton (...)

Published on 7 August 2015 Read

Malaysia

Malaysia issues warrant for British journalist’s arrest

The authorities have been targeting news media that have covered an investigation launched by attorney general Abdul Gani Patail into allegations (...)

Published on 6 August 2015 Read

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