Issue > Internet freedom

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

Taming the online spaces

[Vietnam country report for Working Within Bounds: Southeast Asia Press Freedom Challenges for 2013. Original/print title: Taming the online spaces in… Read More

Appeal to release 13 jailed activists and bloggers

SEAPA has signed on to this appeal from 28 groups within the IFEX network to the Vietnamese authorities to free… Read More

Supreme Court suspends implementation of cybercrime law

CMFR/Philippines – The Supreme Court of the Philippines restrained government agencies and officials from implementing Republic Act no. 10175 or… Read More