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  1. 1. opinion | 17 Feb 2015

    Muzzled in the name of freedom

    Terrorism

    Newspaper section: News

    » Acts of terror can inflict terrible damage. But they cannot destroy a free society. Only those who govern our democracies can do that, by shrinking our freedoms in freedom's name.

  2. 2. news | 12 Feb 2015

    'Drastic decline' in media freedom worldwide

    By AFP

    » Media freedom suffered a "drastic decline" worldwide last year in part because of extremist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, the watchdog group Reporters Without Borders said in its annual evaluation released...

  3. 3. news | 09 Feb 2015

    Vietnam puts anti-graft website offline

    By AFP

    » The website of an outspoken Vietnamese newspaper has had its licence revoked after publishing articles which "abuse freedom and democratic rights," authorities said Monday, as part of a growing crackdown on press freedom...

  4. 4. business | 02 Feb 2015

    Faith and peace a good mix for Asean stability

    Newspaper section: Business

    » In a religiously and ethnically diverse region such as Asean, there is a close connection between religious freedom and peace and security. Conversely, persecution and violations of religious freedom raise the risk of co...

  5. 5. news | 30 Jan 2015

    Thai junta orders German NGO to cancel press freedom briefing

    By AFP

    » BANGKOK - A German rights group said Thursday that it has been ordered by Thailand's junta to cancel a briefing on the health of the kingdom's media landscape, in a growing clampdown on freedom of expression.

  6. 6. opinion | 15 Jan 2015

    Freedom is the ability to speak out

    Paris attacks

    Newspaper section: News

    » The attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo was an assault on democracy, on freedom, and on the ideals that underpin all free societies. As we face the forces of extremism and terror, we must have the courage to spea...

  7. 7. opinion | 14 Jan 2015

    Buddhism and freedom of speech

    COMMENTARY

    By Sanitsuda Ekachai, Newspaper section: News

    » How to be truthful in a hostile environment? How to say things that need to be said to avoid coercion and violence from low tolerance of criticism? What should we respect more in an open society where different cultural ...

  8. 8. news | 19 Feb 2015

    Drafters back five media reform ideas

    politics

    By Mongkol Bangprapa, Newspaper section: News

    » Charter drafters have agreed on five reform proposals they will build into a "media freedom" section of the new constitution.

  9. 9. news | 17 Feb 2015

    India PM slams religious violence after church attacks

    By AFP

    » India's Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday promised a crackdown on religious violence and freedom of worship for all faiths after a series of attacks on churches.

  10. 10. news | 12 Feb 2015

    Taiwan inmates suicide after standoff

    By AFP

    » TAIPEI - Six prisoners at a southern Taiwan jail committed suicide on Thursday, ending a standoff after they took several staff hostage to complain about unfair trials and demand their freedom, officials said.

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