Some of the press freedom- and free expression-related events and issues you might have missed last weekRead more
Laws regulating how people use the internet must never serve as tools to control and silence critical and independent voices. Yet this is the stark reality in much of Southeast Asia today.
In a region where authoritarianism is on the rise, these laws have conveniently become the state’s weapon to restrict freedoms of expression and information, and penalize dissent.Read more
Fiercely independent Bulatlat, Kodao Productions, Pinoy Weekly, AlterMidya, and the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) have found themselves in this conundrum, with little, if any, prospect of an end to their digital woes.Read more
JAKARTA – The Indonesian government uses three approaches to control negative content online, says Ferdinandus Setu, head of the public-relationsRead more
The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) is alarmed by the prosecution of Malaysiakini Chief Executive Officer Premesh Chandran on 15Read more