Using violence and rules to suppress the media

The first months of 2014 saw a continuation of the political unrest that rocked the capital city of Phnom Penh… Read More

A region gagged by law

Overview of the regional situation on World Press Freedom Day 2015 [Links to translations: Thai, Burmese, Bahasa] Rules imposed on… Read More

2014 Fellowship: Understanding Impunity in the Philippines

Even though the Philippines can claim to have one of the freest press environments in Southeast Asia, it also the most… Read More

Journalist killings heighten security awareness

KIDAPAWAN, Philippines – Broadcast journalist Malu Manar resorted to wearing a headscarf and changed the way she dressed to elude… Read More

In gun we trust

[This is the sidebar story to “When local power turns deadly” also by Donny Sandjaya Suparman] GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Philippines… Read More

When Local Power Turns Deadly

DAVAO CITY, Philippines — It has been more than four years after his father’s death, but life for Marxlen Bedolido… Read More

‘My Style is Different’

[This is the sidebar story to Private Armed Militias Worsen Impunity, also by Arpan Rachman] Zamzamin Ampatuan looks like he… Read More

Private Armed Militias Worsen Impunity

“Actually this is one big mistake. One big mistake,” said Zamzamin Ampatuan, gesturing as he sipped coffee in a shop… Read More