Freedom of Press


Pressure on Journalists, Bloggers Mounts Ahead of Uzbekistan’s Presidential Elections

Global Voices

A foreign journalist loses accreditation, a pro-LBGT blogger is beaten and another blogger gets a heavy sentence on dubious charges in Uzbekistan.


Taiwan Shuts Down Pro-China CTi News

TNL Staff

This is the first time the NCC has rejected a permit renewal from a news channel since the agency was set up to regulate the telecommunications and broadcasting industry in Taiwan.


Coronavirus Technology Carries Troubling Side Effects for Privacy, Press Freedom 

Voice of America

Global emergency measures and tools to tackle COVID-19 outbreak risk privacy, free expression rights, international bodies warn.


The Arrest of Three Journalists Shows a Disturbing Lack of Press Freedom in Democratic Myanmar


'In years gone by, we could visit and interview the ethnic armed groups. Now, under this so-called democratic government, media are being restricted.'


Media Freedom in Free Fall 20 Years after Hong Kong Returned to China

Cedric Alviani

In the World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders RSF, Hong Kong has fallen from 18th in 2002 (when the Index was created) to 73rd now.

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