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Wikipedia back online in Pakistan after ‘blasphemy’ ban

Blasphemy is a sensitive issue in Muslim-majority Pakistan, and social media giants have previously been banned

Asia has highest number of journalists imprisoned in 2022, says new...

Globally, 363 journalists were imprisoned, an increase of 20 percent over the previous year

Catholic journalists in India vow to be ‘prophetic communicators’

“We cannot afford to turn a blind eye to the unsavory developments in the social, economic, political, technological and religious spheres"

Inclusion of articles curtailing freedoms in Indonesia’s new Criminal Code hit

APHR said the new Code includes “problematic articles that could unduly restrict the right to freedom of religion or belief"

Vietnam ranked world’s fifth worst country for internet freedom

Vietnam was one rank below Russia, which plunged down the list from last year because of war in Ukraine

Speaking truth to power is a moral obligation

Father Shay Cullen challenged Church leaders to take a stand and speak out to challenge injustice and abuse

Filipino Nobel laureate Maria Ressa to appeal cyber libel conviction in Supreme...

The Court of Appeals had rejected a motion to reconsider its upholding of her 2020 conviction, a move her lawyer said was "disappointing”

Faith-based group says killing of Manila broadcaster proves ‘culture of impunity’

The killing “shows that the culture of impunity in the country is far from over”

Philippine media group fights disinformation by bringing movies to grassroots

It is the duty of truth-tellers to fight all forms of lies and protect the public from misinformation and disinformation

China’s New Rules for Radio and TV Programs Ban Dissent, Religion

Audiovisual programs should promote “advanced socialist culture” and support the regime, a new regulation says

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