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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

Free speech under increasing threat in Malaysia, says rights group

Human Rights Watch said activists and government critics have been subjected to police questioning and are facing potential prosecution

Freed Japan reporter calls on Tokyo to take ‘concrete action’ against...

Myanmar authorities arrested Yuki Kitazumi, a freelance reporter, and charged him with spreading false information

Myanmar jails local journalist for ‘incitement’

Min Nyo, who worked for the Democratic Voice of Burma, was arrested on March 3 and found guilty by a military court on Wednesday

Journalists and truth under threat

Many professional journalists, while trying to report the news, have been arrested, jailed, and killed

Press freedom in the Philippines five years down the road

It is crucial to the understanding of freedom of the press that no power, however bloodthirsty...can divorce press freedom from social justice

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