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Philippine journalist Maria Ressa (C) gives a statement after posting bail at a regional trial court in Manila, 14 February 2019, NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

Our Asia-Pacific editor Mong Palatino looks back at a busy month for freedom of expression in the Asia-Pacific region.

A Thai Buddhist monk reads a newspaper as he waits for others to join him during his morning walk, Bangkok, 17 May 2017, David Longstreath/LightRocket via Getty Images

The Thai Journalists Association said freedom of expression remains under threat in Thailand.

Activists join journalists in a protest against the Security and Commission's move to revoke Rappler's license, Bernice Beltran/NurPhoto via Getty Images

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.

Kem Ley, 4 June, 2016, AP/ASSOCIATED PRESS

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.

Link to: Shots fired at journalist’s car in Bangkok

Shots were fired at a Thai journalist’s car in what is believed to be a work-related incident.

Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak speaks as he unveils Malaysia's 2016 budget at Parliament House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., Joshua Paul/AP

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.

Fire-fighters inspect the wreckage of a bus was hit by a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan January 20, 2016, REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

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.

A soldier provides security near the Parliament during the National Legislative Assembly meeting in Bangkok, 9 January 2015, REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Thailand may have nominally ended martial law on 1 April but the new powers are just as sweeping and intimidating.