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Journalists warn of chilling impact of Hong Kong’s planned ‘fake news’...

The government plans to have the legislation tabled and passed by the Legislative Council in the first six months of this year

Church leaders in Hong Kong call for release of Jimmy Lai,...

Italian missionary Franco Mella called on chief executive Carrie Lam to press the central government to drop the charges against the activists

Third Hong Kong news company shutters as media fears grow

CitizenNews is the third media outlet to shutter as Beijing oversees a sweeping crackdown on dissent

Hong Kong police raid local media outlet, arrest six for ‘seditious...

Suppression of Hong Kong's local press has increased in the wake of 2019's huge and often violent democracy protests

China, Myanmar lead countries with most number of journalists detained in...

The number of journalists detained in connection with their work has never been this high since RSF began its annual round-up in 1995

Press freedom under attack in Myanmar, journalists seen as ‘enemies,’ says...

As many as 110 journalists have been arrested since the coup and at least 53 remain in various prisons throughout the country

‘Hold the line’: Philippines’ Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa

Ressa is on bail pending an appeal against a conviction last year in a cyber libel case, for which she faces up to six years in prison

Journalist killed in central Philippines

Jesus "Jess" Malabanan, 58, was watching television inside his house in Calbayog City when he was shot by still unidentified gunmen

Myanmar frees US journalist Danny Fenster days after conviction

A court found Fenster guilty of encouraging resistance to the junta, unlawful association and violating immigration laws on Nov. 12

US journalist sentenced to 11 years in prison in Myanmar

Danny Fenster, who had been working for Frontier Myanmar, was arrested in May as he tried to leave the country to see his family

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