Diananta Putra Sumedi, a former chief editor of online local media banjarhits.id, was found guilty and sentenced to three months 15 days for his...

Abbas Ali Jutt, a journalist affiliated with Daily Sahafat and general secretary of Okara Union of Journalist, was attacked in Okara district, Punjab...

Jimmy Lai, the high profile chairman of Next Gen and founder of Apple Daily, was arrested on the morning of August 10 on allegations of collusion with...

Sankalp Neb, a journalist from Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, was booked for allegedly sharing an unverified Twitter post that suggested negative Covid-19...

Malaysian authorities have refused to renew the work visas of two of Al Jazeera’s journalists. It follows a police raid of the global broadcaster’s...

Ika Ningtyas and Zainal Ishaq, two fact-checkers from Tempo.co and also members of the Alliance of Independent Journalists (AJI) Indonesia, were...

A new report, released in the Pacific Journalism Review on July 31, highlights the growing need to address media freedom in the region, particularly...

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) plans to regulate social media use as part of the controversialanti-terror law. The International Federation...

The internet shutdown in Kashmir marks first anniversary today following the J&K administration’s recent decision to continue extension of the ban on...

Malaysian police together with Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) raided global broadcaster Al Jazeera and the offices of two...

Qazi Shibli, the editor of news portal The Kashmiriyat, was detained at Shergarh police station in Srinagar on July 31 following a lengthy...

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) draft bargaining code on digital platforms, released on July 31, is a ground-breaking move...

Bangladesh police are searching for blogger Asaduzzaman Noor, also known as Asad Noor, who is accused of spreading rumours and defaming Islam on...

The University of Hong Kong’s (HKU) governing body voted on July 28 to fire longtime associate law professor and pro-democracy leader, Benny Tai. The...

Sunil Tiwari, a stringer with Nai Duniya newspaper, was killed in Niwari district of Madhya Pradesh on July 22. The International Federation of...

Timor-Leste’s Ministry of Justice claimed it removed a controversial article of the proposed defamation law after hearing public criticisms but has in...