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Police in China detain three linked to censored coronavirus archive

One held on charges of ‘picking quarrels and stirring up trouble’, an accusation often used against political activists

Countries like China use pandemic to repress media, says press watchdog

Public health crisis ‘being used by the worst-ranked countries to step up harassment and attacks on the media’

Truth-tellers face greater risks amid Philippine lockdown

Transparency is a must in the face of a pandemic. But even under tamer bureaucratic conditions, gag orders abound, and whistleblowers have been punished

Myanmar charges journalist under terrorism law, blocks news websites

The nation’s army has filed several cases in recent years against reporters and news organizations covering the conflict in Rakhine

India’s internet curbs in Kashmir hamper coronavirus fight

Kashmir residents unable to access information on how to deal with deadly virus

SPOTLIGHT: Beijing’s bullying of the foreign media, another reason to decouple...

Academics and journalists walk on eggshells when writing about China because they know the Chinese Communist Party is looking over their shoulder

‘Farewell, my friends’: Govt pressure forces dissident Vietnamese blogger offline

Exile laments pressure on his family back home

Virus outbreak: China internet firms blacklist words, curb criticism

China's censorship policies have come under scrutiny amid allegations they obscured the seriousness of the outbreak

China using ‘using visas as weapons’ against reporters

Chinese govt ‘has shown a growing willingness to use its considerable state power to suppress factual reporting’

Singapore blocks Facebook page of news site under controversial fake news...

Rights group says targeting of news portal ‘is the latest proof that law is ‘simply a tool for censorship’

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