Our Asia-Pacific editor Mong Palatino looks back at a busy month for freedom of expression in the Asia-Pacific region.
The Thai Journalists Association said freedom of expression remains under threat in Thailand.
A threat to close down Rappler in the Philippines, the revival of criminal libel law in Samoa and Australia’s draconian espionage bill. Quite the start for 2018.
On the one-year anniversary of the death of popular Cambodian activist Kem Ley, civil society organisations from around the world reiterated their call for an independent inquiry.
Shots were fired at a Thai journalist’s car in what is believed to be a work-related incident.
IFEX members and regional partners urge Malaysian MPs to ensure media laws are in line with international standards on online freedom of expression and access to information.
From lethal attacks on the media in Afghanistan and Pakistan, to the case of the missing Hong Kong publishers, to a campaign to block government interference with Australia’s national broadcaster, we present a month of events that are changing the free expression landscape in the region.