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...

Journalist and human rights activist Azimjon Askarov died in prison on July 25, having endured a long-running incarceration since 2010. The...

Journalist Anwar Jan, who worked with the Daily “Naveed-e-Pakistan” newspaper was shot dead by two gunmen while walking home in Barkhan, Balochistan...

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has submitted an amicus curiae to support Diananta Putra Sumedi, former chief editor of local online...

According to a recent survey conducted by the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) more than half of women journalists have experienced...

In separate incidents, journalist Rajiv Nayan Bahuguna was attacked by thugs in Uttarakhand on July 20 and BBC correspondent Dilnawaz Pasha reported...

Utusan Malaysia and its sister publication Kosmo! restarted operations under its new management, Media Mulia Sdn Bhd after a nine-month shutdown. The...