“Lethal force behind a veil of legality”: Executions, repressive media laws, and protests across Asia

Recent articles in Asia & Pacific

Nepal: Freedom Forum concerned over Speaker’s statement discrediting media

Media groups are concerned after the Speaker of the House of Representatives belittled the role of journalists in society.

Maldives parliament considers amendment restricting journalists’ coverage of elections

Critics warn that the proposed amendment will restrict journalists’ ability to cover elections, which will undermine the public’s fundamental right to information.

Malaysia: Investigation of women’s march violates freedom of expression

ARTICLE 19 strongly condemns the Malaysian government’s response to the International Women’s Day march for undermining the rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.