June 15, 2020
Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa Convicted of Libel, Given 6-Year Term
By Associated Press
Ressa will appeal the decision, seen by many as a major blow to press freedom in the Philippines.
May 03, 2019
Southeast Asia, the Frontline for a Free Press
By Ming Yu Hah
The battle for a free press is being fought everywhere. One of its most perilous frontlines is Southeast Asia.
February 14, 2019
Philippine Agents Arrest Award-Winning Journalist Critical of Duterte
By Bullit Marquez
Maria Ressa’s arrest deepened concerns about press freedom in the Southeast Asian state.
January 25, 2018
Duterte’s Media War in the Philippines Highlights ASEAN’s Rights Problem
By Luke Hunt
The effort to ban online news outlet Rappler is sadly an all too familiar story in the region.