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Appeal court trims Gao Yu’s jail term, RSF reiterates call for release

Gao Yu was transferred today from prison to her home as a result of a decision by the court that she should temporarily serve her sentence under (...)

Published on 26 November 2015 Read


Court hears Gao Yu’s appeal behind closed doors

Gao Yu reaffirmed her innocence and answered questions from the judge and her lawyers, but no further details of the hearing were made public. (...)

Published on 24 November 2015 Read


Black November for journalists in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Aged 42, Hafeez Ur Rehman was returning home when unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle shot him three times and then drove off. He died on the (...)

Published on 24 November 2015 Read


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

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