The draconian Digital Security Bill 2018 has passed the Bangladesh Parliament with provisions curtailing the freedom of expression and independent...

Do Cong Duong, Vietnamese land rights activist and citizen journalist was sentenced to 48 months jail for ‘disturbing public order’. The International...

Media in the Philippines has come under attack this week, both online and offline, raising serious concerns about the safety and security of the...

Ahead of presidential elections in the Maldives on September 23, allegations have emerged of foreign journalists been denied visas to cover the...

Yesterday, Malaysia’s Dewan Negara (the Senate of Parliament) rejected the Anti Fake News (Abolition) Bill 2018, a decision which has been labelled a...

The International and European Federations of Journalists request all journalists in EU member states to write to their Members of the European...

Investigative journalists Trevor Birney and Barry McCaffrey were arrested on the morning of 31 August after police search was held in their houses and...

Nepal’s new Criminal Codes Act 2018 curtails freedom of expression and the press. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliates...

Voice of America journalist, Yibing Feng, and media worker, Allen Ai were detained for six hours on Monday, August 13 in Jinan, Shandong province as...

Television journalist Kishorchandra Wangkhem was arrested and charged with inciting public mischief through a series of Facebook posts, in Imphal,...

Later today, August 14, the Foreign Correspondent’s Club of Hong Kong (FCCHK) will host a lunch speech by pro-independence activist Andy Chan. RTHK...

Taliban attacks on Ghazni province in Afghanistan saw the incineration of a local radio and television station; and the death of media technician...

The President of the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) of Sri Lanka has issued a direct threat to a journalist and publicly warned the...

In less than one week, two incidents of journalists being physically attacked in Nepal have raised concerns about safety. Journalists Chhabilal Tiwari...

The Maldives Broadcasting Commission (MBC) has fined opposition-aligned Raajje TV with an exorbitant MVR two million (USD 130,000) for live...

In a letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the South Asia Media Solidarity...