Elections-related censorship, repression, and women speak out against impunity

Recent articles in Asia & Pacific

India’s political parties urged to adopt 10-point press freedom program ahead of elections

RSF asks India’s political parties to commit to press freedom by adopting ten key recommendations that aim to defend the right to reliable news and information and protect journalists.

Indonesian Constitutional Court: ‘Fake news’ and defamation articles in the Criminal Code are unconstitutional

Petitioners argued that the articles mentioned in the ruling have been misused to criminalize the work of human rights activists, journalists, and state critics.

Hong Kong: RSF representative detained and deported on attempt to monitor Jimmy Lai’s national security trial

This is the first time any RSF representative has been denied entry or held at the Hong Kong airport.