Issue > Media Law

Coup makers’ six orders to the media on 22 May

A series of orders issued on May 22, 2014 by the NCPO[1] Order No. 4: On the broadcast of radio… Read More

Publishing still a privilege

The Gerakan Media Marah (Geramm), a media advocacy NGO in Malaysia, recently launched a ‘wear red’ every Wednesday campaign to… Read More

Government can’t stand a free media

A Malaysian news weekly has been suspended indefinitely by the Home Ministry, apparently for an article criticising oversending by the… Read More

Drop defamation, computer crimes charges against Phuket journalists

Two journalists based in Phuket, Thailand were charged yesterday under the country’s controversial Computer Crimes Act for relaying a report… Read More

International Day to End Impunity now official

The Third Committee of the United Nations General assembly on 26 November passed a resolution on the safety or journalists… Read More

The laws of state impunity

Blogging has replaced journalism as the most dangerous job in Vietnam in the Internet era. “It’s dangerous indeed. But it’s… Read More

Time to abolish censorship

The 19 September filing of charges against activist Lena Hendry for the screening of a documentary which was not approved… Read More

International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance

As technologies that facilitate State surveillance of communications advance, States are failing to ensure that laws and regulations related to… Read More