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[Thailand] A potential death blow to media freedom

The Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) today expressed fears that Thailand is moving toward greater control of the media, with… Read More

[Thailand] Broadcast and online guidelines released on and after October 13.

The first guideline issued on 13 October 2016(1) states that: 1. All information regarding the death of the King via… Read More

[Thailand] Media reforms at risk of reversal under coup government

It has been a year since the 22 May military coup in Thailand and the prognosis is far from certain… Read More

[Timor Leste] From Freedom to Regulation

Having enjoyed freedom of the press and freedom of expression in the past 10 years as guaranteed Timor Leste Constitution’s… Read More

[Indonesia] Challenges beyond the Press Law

The year 2014 can be seen as a crucial year for the Indonesian press, when a general election changed the… Read More

[Burma] Media reform falters at a critical juncture

As the election looms for later this year, incidents in 2014 and in early 2015 involving the press raises serious… Read More

[Cambodia] 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