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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.”

Myanmar military court convicts journalist to 10 years in jail 

The military regime has clamped down hard on press freedom in Myanmar since seizing power from the democratically elected government

Prayer of a journalist saint before he died for freedom of...

The Carmelites’ account of the saint’s life posted on their website includes a poem written by him on Feb. 12-13, 1942

Photos: Filipinos mark World Press Freedom Day

Student activists and journalists in the Philippines marked World Press Freedom Day on May 3, 2023

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