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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
Can free expression and journalistic freedoms thrive in Bhutan?
When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
What’s Behind the Sale of a Cambodian Newspaper to a Malaysian Investor?
May 07, 2018
What’s Behind the Sale of a Cambodian Newspaper to a Malaysian Investor?
The sale is raising fresh concerns about the state of press freedom in Cambodia.
What’s Behind the Sale of a Cambodian Newspaper to a Malaysian Investor?
Life Is About to Get Even Harder for Foreign Media in China
October 26, 2017
Life Is About to Get Even Harder for Foreign Media in China
A number of prominent foreign media were barred from the press conference revealing China’s new leadership.
Life Is About to Get Even Harder for Foreign Media in China
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
October 05, 2017
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
Can the Indian media take on those who'd see dissenters -- like Gauri Lankesh -- silenced?
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
What is the Future of the Media in Myanmar?
September 11, 2017
What is the Future of the Media in Myanmar?
Myanmar’s media is making progress, “two steps forward, one step back.”
What is the Future of the Media in Myanmar?
Where Is ASEAN On Press Freedom?
April 28, 2017
Where Is ASEAN On Press Freedom?
It has been another poor year for the subregion in the annual World Press Freedom Index.
Where Is ASEAN On Press Freedom?
Kyrgyz President Wants to Talk to Trump About RFE/RL
March 28, 2017
Kyrgyz President Wants to Talk to Trump About RFE/RL
No visit is planned as of yet, but Atambayev knows what he’d like to discuss.
Kyrgyz President Wants to Talk to Trump About RFE/RL
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
May 14, 2016
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
In a first, a female journalist in Pakistan has been "disappeared," allegedly by Pakistani intelligence.
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
What If They Gave an ASEAN Summit and the Media Failed to Turn Up?
April 03, 2016
What If They Gave an ASEAN Summit and the Media Failed to Turn Up?
Host nation Laos is doing its very best to make sure they don’t.
What If They Gave an ASEAN Summit and the Media Failed to Turn Up?
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
January 22, 2016
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
By labeling TOLOnews a foreign “intelligence network” the Taliban are trying to justify the murder of civilians.
Taliban: Attack on Journalists Not an Attack on Journalists
Welcome to Planet Tajikistan
September 03, 2015
Welcome to Planet Tajikistan
Where the planet isn’t completely real and the press releases don’t matter.
Welcome to Planet Tajikistan
Why Is All the News From Central Asia Bad, Weird or Ugly?
August 11, 2015
Why Is All the News From Central Asia Bad, Weird or Ugly?
Because when governments try to clamp down on bad news, they prevent good news from surfacing. All that’s left is ugly news.
Why Is All the News From Central Asia Bad, Weird or Ugly?
Turkmenistan's Ongoing Media Crackdown
July 30, 2015
Turkmenistan's Ongoing Media Crackdown
RFE/RL’s Turkmen service is under increased pressure. One correspondent quit in June and another was arrested in July.
Turkmenistan's Ongoing Media Crackdown
Ahead of Crucial Elections, Myanmar’s Media Stifled by Climate of Fear
June 25, 2015
Ahead of Crucial Elections, Myanmar’s Media Stifled by Climate of Fear
Despite reforms, press freedoms in Myanmar are still subject to very strict limits.
Ahead of Crucial Elections, Myanmar’s Media Stifled by Climate of Fear
What Press Freedom in Eurasia?
April 29, 2015
What Press Freedom in Eurasia?
Every year is a bad year for press freedom across the former Soviet Union. Last year was no different.
What Press Freedom in Eurasia?
India Bans Al Jazeera for Broadcasting 'Wrong' Maps of Kashmir
April 25, 2015
India Bans Al Jazeera for Broadcasting 'Wrong' Maps of Kashmir
The Qatari news agency received a five-day ban.
India Bans Al Jazeera for Broadcasting 'Wrong' Maps of Kashmir
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