The Covid-19 pandemic has worsened the press freedom situation in countries such as China, Russia, and Turkey, where authorities have used it as a...

Transcontinental Times journalist Prashant Kanojia has been arrested at his Delhi residence on August 18 for his social media posts that allegedly...

We, the undersigned, are troubled by the decline in press freedom and democratic rights in Hong Kong and express our deep concern about the...

We, the undersigned media freedom organisations and journalist unions in the Asia Pacific region, strongly condemn the threats against press freedom,...

Journalists Safikul Islam and Suraj Ali Khan who were arrested on June 9 were granted bail by Calcutta’s High Court on August 14. The International...

Rong Chhun, the president of the Cambodian Confederation of Unions (CCU), arrested last month by the Cambodian authorities for allegedly inciting...

Three journalists, including a female reporter from Caravan magazine, were beaten, subjected to slurs, threatened with death, and sexually harassed in...

The campaign to bring back ABS-CBN, the largest broadcasting station in the country, continues to gather momentum. PIRMA Kapamilya, a public campaign,...

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...