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New report says civic space across Asia still ‘repressed’
The report, “People Power Under Attack 2022,” shows that out of 26 countries or territories in Asia, seven are rated as “closed”
Southeast Asian MPs condemn shutting down of independent media outlet in...
“Shutting down an independent media outlet due to a single perceived ‘mistake’ is a blatant violation of freedom of the press”
Cambodian leader orders shutdown of independent media outlet
Prime Minister Hun Sen has increasingly cracked down on any opposition as he prepares for elections later this year
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
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"
Rights group decries threats against right to privacy of journalists, public
Karapatan slammed the “unsolicited visits” as “blatant invasion of privacy” and “ill-disguised threat and harassment”
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
Maria Ressa to appeal cyber libel conviction in Supreme Court
The Court of Appeals had rejected a motion to reconsider its upholding of her 2020 conviction
Activists, faith-based group say killing of radio broadcaster proves ‘culture of...
The killing “shows that the culture of impunity in the country is far from over”
Philippine media groups condemn killing of radio commentator
In a statement, the Presidential Task Force on Media Security strongly condemned the “senseless killing”