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[Indonesia] Unggah status di Facebook, wartawan lokal di Timika dikeroyok polisi (Local journalist beaten for Facebook post)

Saldi Hermanto, wartawan yang bekerja di sebuah situs berita nasional Okezone dan redaktur koran lokal, Salam Papua, di Mimika, Provinsi Papua, dikeroyok segerombolan polisi, Sabtu malam (11 November 2017). [Saldi Hermanto was beaten by police last Saturday (11 November 2017) night after criticizing their response to a commotion at a local night market.]

[Myanmar] SEAPA: Two-month jail time for journalists—a harsh punishment

On 10 November 2017, a Myanmar court sentenced four persons to two month-imprisonment for attempting to fly a drone near… Read More

[Philippines] NUJP’s statement on verbal threats against journalist

There is no other way to see it but this: RJ (Rey Joseph) Nieto encouraged a senior government official on air to throw “hollow blocks” against a journalist, thereby threatening her, thereby possibly committing a crime.

[Philippines] Radio Broadcaster Shot Dead in Surigao del Sur

Unidentified men shot and killed a local radio broadcaster and injured his partner Tuesday night, 24 October 2017 in Bislig, Surigao del Sur.

[Philippines] Broadcaster killed, received threats before the attack

If the killing is proven to be work-related, dxBF Prime Broadcasting Network operations manager and anchor Christopher Iban Lozada would be the fifth media practitioner murdered under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte and the 178th since 1986.

[Philippines] Vice Mayor of Surigao del Norte Town Assaults Newspaper Editor

The vice mayor of Dapa in Surigao del Norte physically attacked a community newspaper editor in the town of Pilar on 23 September 2017.

[Philippines] TV Reporter Receives Hateful Threat

A GMA News reporter received a malicious threat online on 19 September 2017 after covering Senator Antonio Trillanes IV’s trip to Singapore in an effort to counter President Rodrigo Duterte’s allegation that the senator kept offshore bank accounts. The case was among the many online threats against media workers since President Duterte took office on 30 June 2016.

[Myanmar] Burmese photographers covering the Rohingya crisis detained in Bangladesh

Burmese photojournalist Minzayar Oo and his assistant Hkun Lat were detained in the town of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on 7 September 2017 (Thursday). The two remain in police custody and their lawyer have been denied access by authorities, according to the GEO magazine press release.

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