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Nepal’s Proposed Media Bill Is a Press Freedom Killer
May 26, 2019

Nepal’s Proposed Media Bill Is a Press Freedom Killer

By Arun Budhathoki
Nepal’s government has put the fourth estate in its crosshairs.

When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
August 28, 2018

When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan

By Namgay Zam
Can free expression and journalistic freedoms thrive in Bhutan?
Despite Chinese Pressure, Taiwan Keeps Its Press Free
April 27, 2018

Despite Chinese Pressure, Taiwan Keeps Its Press Free

By Shannon Tiezzi
While much of Asia backslides, Taiwan remains a bastion of media freedom.

Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?
March 16, 2018

Journalism in Kyrgyzstan: Shoot the Messenger?

By Franco Galdini
Pressure on the press has increased in Central Asia’s so-called island of democracy.

In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears
June 21, 2017

In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears

By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Was a raid on NDTV's offices earlier this month politically motivated?

Marking a Year After Protests in Kazakhstan
May 05, 2017

Marking a Year After Protests in Kazakhstan

By Catherine Putz
Freedom of the press, a devastating landslide, meeting a manaschi, and a special bonus; weekend reads.

New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance
March 31, 2017

New Report Shines a Light on the Global Shadow of Uzbekistani Surveillance

By Catherine Putz
“If we call our relatives, friends and families, everything will be heard, we know that."
Japan’s Controversial State Secrets Law: One Year Later
December 09, 2015

Japan’s Controversial State Secrets Law: One Year Later

By Mina Pollmann
A year after the state secrets law passed, what impact is it having on freedom in Japan?

Why is There a Turkmen Delegation in Washington?
October 14, 2015

Why is There a Turkmen Delegation in Washington?

By Catherine Putz
Ashgabat is nervous about the border with Afghanistan, but you wouldn't know it inside the country.

Myanmar Acquits Journalist’s Killers Amid Muslim Exodus
May 20, 2015

Myanmar Acquits Journalist’s Killers Amid Muslim Exodus

By Luke Hunt
“Naypyidaw is under a harsh spotlight.”

What Press Freedom in Eurasia?
April 29, 2015

What Press Freedom in Eurasia?

By Catherine Putz
Every year is a bad year for press freedom across the former Soviet Union. Last year was no different.
India Bans Al Jazeera for Broadcasting 'Wrong' Maps of Kashmir
April 25, 2015

India Bans Al Jazeera for Broadcasting 'Wrong' Maps of Kashmir

By Ankit Panda
The Qatari news agency received a five-day ban.

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