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Stop the Sedition Act clampdown

Open letter to Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak Dear Mr Prime Minister, ​The Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) notes with… Read More

Government using new Media Law to stifle criticism

SEAPA views with utmost concern the latest move of the Ministry of Information (MOI) in Myanmar to pursue legal action… Read More

Review CMA’s section 233

The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) is concerned that the courts sentenced Chow Mun Fai to the maximum jail sentence… Read More

Government must stop ongoing crackdown and honour its pledge to repeal the Sedition Act

SEAPA joins 32 organizations across Asia in reminding the Malaysian Prime Minister of a pledge to repeal the colonial-era Sedition… Read More

CIJ calls on home minister to stop threatening media

The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) is disappointed with Home Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s reported comment that an… Read More

UNESCO forum adopts road map to include media in post-2015 development agenda

Indonesia: The Global Media Forum today adopted the UNESCO-initiated Bali Roadmap recommending principles and actions to be considered in charting… Read More

State leash on media freedoms at its end

With the passage of Burma’s Press Law in April this year, there had been a glimmer of hope that the… Read More

Reconciliation needs a free media

Veteran journalists and observers of Thai politics who have experienced at least eight military coups d’etat in Thailand in the… Read More