#FOEwatch in Malaysia, Hong Kong freedom in ‘tatters’, Kem Ley, and arrests in Vietnam

Recent articles in Asia & Pacific

A call to the Philippine Army: Respect for press freedom in word and deed

A coalition of press freedom advocates condemns the Philippine Army’s Distributed Denial of Service cyberattacks on the websites of two alternative media organizations in the Philippines.

Australia: Media union condemns targeting of journalists by police and protesters

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance has written to the police about at least four incidents where journalists were harassed and detained while covering a protest in Melbourne.

Nepal: Stakeholders cite issues in implementation of laws governing media

An online dialogue conducted by Freedom Forum tackled issues in governance relating to the implementation of media rights in Nepal.