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Journalists denounce draft Intelligence Law as threat to press freedom

[The following is a statement co-issued by the Alliance of Independent Journalists (Aliansi Jurnalis Independen/AJI), a SEAPA founding member based… Read More

Burma still lacks press freedom

Source: Mizzima As World Press Freedom Day is marked around the world, journalists claim Burma’s new government has not ushered… Read More

Journalist group says “people must reclaim media”

[The following is a statement from the Centre for Independent Journalism, Malaysia (CIJ), SEAPA’s associate member based in Kuala Lumpur,… Read More

Media group lists threats to press freedom

[The following is a statement from the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (CMFR), one of SEAPA’s founding members based… Read More

13 community radio stations ordered closed, 3 media workers arrested, for airing lese majeste speech

Government authorities raided 13 radio stations in Bangkok and nearby provinces, shutting down 12 of them, for allegedly airing a… Read More

New cyber crime draft law shelved in face of civil society opposition

A bill meant to replace Thailand’s controversial Computer Crime Act of 2007 was put on hold by Prime Minister Abhisiti… Read More

Selangor State enacts freedom of information law

[The following is a statement from the Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ), SEAPA’s associate member based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:]

Reporter arrested on libel charges

Source: CMFR A correspondent of a Mindanao-based newspaper was arrested on libel charges last 4 March 2011 at his home… Read More

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