Filipino news websites Bulatlat and Kodao Productions were hit with several cyber-attacks between January 19 and 31 and on February 4, 2019. The...

Suman Pandey and Vinod Dongre were attacked as they covered a meeting of officials from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Raipur,...

Last week, BuzzFeed made over 200 employees, 15 per cent of its overall global workforce redundant. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)...

The reporting environment for international journalists in China is worsening in virtually every important respect, according to a survey of...

Chinese journalist, Liu Feiyue has been sentenced to five years in jail for inciting subversion and publishing article opposed to the socialist...

Journalists in Jammu and Kashmir, India, have been attacked and blocked from covering events in recent days, raising questions about press freedom and...

A controversial bill has been introduced in Hong Kong this month that would make disrespecting the Chinese national anthem a crime punishable by up to...

Sri Lanka journalist Rahul Samantha Hettiarachchi was obstructed from reporting on a protest on January 23, 2019 in Habmantota, southern Sri Lanka....

A founder of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI Indonesia), senior BBC journalist Ging Ginanjar, died aged 54 on Sunday, January 20. Ging...

Yang Hengjun, an Australian writer, democracy advocate and former Chinese diplomat, was detained by security agents when he arrived at Guangzhou...

In January, Indonesian President Joko Widodo gave a pardon to I Nyoman Susrama, the convicted killer of Balinese journalist AA Gde Bagus Narendra...

In December 2018, three journalists – Sun Lin, Zhen Jianghua, Ding Lingjie – were each convicted and sentenced for ‘inciting subversion’ and...

Welcome to the first IFJ Asia Pacific Bulletin for 2019

All 3G and 4G internet services were shut down and journalists were attacked during parliamentary elections in Bangladesh on December 30. The...

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2019! Welcome to the monthly e-bulletin of the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN). The next bulletin...