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journalists

Fury in Tonga at new limits imposed on media

Journalists in Tonga are angry at new regulations they say clamp down on media freedom.


Sri Lanka

Will a new government in Sri Lanka herald further improvements in media freedom?

Sri Lanka's new government and Media Minister must live up to their recent statement on media restrictions by supporting an open and free media that can hold those in power to account.


ABS-CBN

Press freedom and independent media remain under threat in the Philippines

Ongoing charges against Maria Ressa and Rappler, the shutdown of ABS-CBN and a draconian Anti-Terror law all drastically diminish press freedom and democracy in the Philippines.


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