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  1. 1. 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...

  2. 2. 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.

  3. 3. news | 30 Jan 2015

    NCPO shuts down free speech talk

    human rights

    Newspaper section: News

    » The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) has asked journalists and a German human rights group to call off a press conference today announcing its report on Thai press freedom.

  4. 4. news | 29 Jan 2015

    US: China press curbs increasing

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - Washington is concerned about press freedom in China, a senior US diplomat said in Beijing Wednesday as some US news organisations face repercussions over their reporting of issues deemed sensitive by the rulin...

  5. 5. 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.

  6. 6. 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...

  7. 7. 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...

  8. 8. 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...

  9. 9. 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 ...

  10. 10. news | 10 Feb 2015

    Bahrain closes Saudi prince's TV channel after less than 24 hours

    By AFP

    » Bahrain on Monday permanently closed a Saudi billionaire's pan-Arab news channel after less than 24 hours on air, in what an analyst called a worsening of press freedom.

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