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Youth power strives for maturity

In 1989, visiting a roadside bookstore in downtown Yangon was not something as simple as it sounds. Unless the vendors… Read More

Back in Burma, exiled media face own transition

RANGOON, Burma – Toe Zaw Latt needs a new press ID. He did not change jobs and there is no… Read More

Internet: A New Tool to Change Old Laws

RANGOON, Burma – Five years ago, Nay Phone Latt tried to kill time by reading, doing yoga, and writing letters,… Read More

Does freedom of expression matter?

In his National Day Rally speech on August 18 this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spelt out major plans… Read More

Constricting the space for online expression of opinion

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter”… Read More

Withdraw Repressive Licensing Regime of Online News Sites

Bangkok/Kuala Lumpur/Singapore – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA), Southeast Asian Centre… Read More

Government extends press controls online

A recently announced licensing scheme for online news in Singapore is effectively extending the country’s strict regulation of news and… Read More

Failed expectations, restrictive laws

 [Philippines country report for Working within bounds: Southeast Asia’s Press Freedom Challenges for 2013. Original/print title: Failed expectations, restrictive laws in… Read More