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China’s WeChat deletes dozens of LGBTQ+ student, NGO accounts

Screenshots of notices sent to the holders of the deleted accounts said they had broken laws and regulations governing online content

Asian leaders among ‘predators of press freedom’ listed by media watchdog

The "predators" reportedly trampled on press freedom through censorship, by jailing journalists or by inciting violence against media workers

Activist: China’s ‘killing’ of Hong Kong paper has ‘serious implications’ for...

Benedict Rogers, co-founder of Hong Kong Watch, said the suppression of Apple Daily 'represents the death of media freedom in Hong Kong'

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily to live on in blockchain, free of...

The Hong Kong government says use of the internet will not be affected so long as its use is within the law

Hong Kong pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily to print last edition on...

The end of the popular 26-year-old tabloid has escalated alarm over media freedom and other rights in the Chinese-ruled city

Report says Vietnam holds 288 prisoners of conscience, including religious figures

Among those said to be in detention are journalists, social media users, religious figures, and land rights and anti-corruption activists

Hong Kong police arrest newspaper executives, seize reporting materials

The incident raises further concerns about media freedoms in the Chinese-ruled city

China passes law banning ‘defamatory’ speech about military, police

The law bans organizations or individuals from "slandering or derogating the honor of servicemen [and women]"

Myanmar jails two journalists for ‘incitement,’ ‘spreading false news’

More than 80 journalists have been arrested since the February 1 coup, and over 50 of them face criminal charges

Singapore PM in court over defamation case against news blog writer

The prime minister appeared briefly in court via video conference to reaffirm his affidavits

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