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Journalist groups in Manila slam WSJ’s move as ‘dangerous precedent’

Cheng said WSJ fired her under the guise of "restructuring, after instructing her not to run for chairperson of the city's journalists' union

Southeast Asian media groups cite need for press freedom in dealing...

Jo Hiranaka of UNESCO Bangkok mentioned that over 749 journalists were assaulted during the last 15 years, with 44 of them being murdered

Philippine groups urge UN envoy to probe attacks on journalists, environmental...

The reports highlight community journalist Frenchie Mae Cumpio's continued detention, red-tagging, and blocking of alternative media outfits

Australian journalists imprisoned in China anxiously await diplomatic breakthrough

In a recent message, Yang Hengjun has expressed fears that he will die in prison following the discovery of a large cyst on one of his kidneys

Kashmir news portal vacates office after India crackdown

Critics have linked the shuttering of The Kashmir Walla news portal to a larger press crackdown in the disputed region

Bangladesh court sentences two journalists over plot to kill PM’s son

Shafik Rehman, 88, and Mahmudur Rahman, 70, were convicted what authorities said was a conspiracy to kidnap and murder the PM's eldest child

Carmelites honor Philippines’ ‘Father of Modern Sculpture’

The Catholic congregation on August 3 conferred the Titus Brandsma Lifetime Achievement Award (posthumous) to Napoleon “Billy” Abueva

Myanmar’s junta says it will sue 2 banned media outlets

DVB and Mizzima told RFA on Monday that the lawsuit was illegal because it was brought by a junta that unlawfully seized power

Freedom, poverty, and good judges

To speak freely and challenge officials with the truth of wrongdoings by powerful politicians could mean jail or assassination

Hong Kong court quashes conviction of journalist who probed Yuen Long...

In its written judgment, the court found that Choy’s use of the site had been due to “bona fide journalism.”

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