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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

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

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

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

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

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

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