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    History is happening

    Ann Garrison | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    NOZOMI Hayase dedicated WikiLeaks, the Global Fourth Estate: History Is Happening to ‘the youth who grew up on the Internet,’ then added, ‘The future of...

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    Digital Security Act not for curbing press freedom: Anisul

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 07:22pm on June 10, 2019

    Law minister Anisul Huq on Monday told visiting European Union special representative for human rights Eamon Gilmore that the government had enacted the Digital Security...

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    The alarming assault on the free press

    Suzanne Nossel | Updated at 12:00am on May 06, 2019

    It is time to remind ourselves and our governments about this essential liberty, and to recommit ourselves to the steps necessary to protect it, writes...

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    Societies pay price when journos targeted: UN secy gen

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 02:21pm on May 02, 2019

    United Nations secretary general Antonio Guterres has called on all to defend the rights of journalists, reminding everyone that a free press is essential for...

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    Press freedom in Bangladesh lowest in South Asia

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:30pm on April 18, 2019

    Bangladesh has slipped 4 steps in the freedom of press index and become the lowest among the South Asian countries in the ranking.The country has...

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    Singapore ‘fake news’ laws upset tech giants

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    Tech giants have reacted with horror after Singapore proposed laws against ‘fake news’ allowing authorities to order the removal of content and impose hefty fines,...

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    Never ‘as much violence and abuse’ as this year for journalists

    Julia Conley | Updated at 12:00am on December 21, 2018

    THE international press freedom group Reporters Without Borders detailed an ‘unprecedented’ level of violence and hostility toward journalists around the world in 2018, with the...

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    Leaders blamed for rise in journalist murders

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:01pm on December 18, 2018

    Hatred whipped up by ‘unscrupulous politicians’ has contributed to the shocking rise in the number of journalists murdered in 2018, a media watchdog said Tuesday.Eighty...

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    Bleak era for media in Pakistan

    Abbas Nasir | Updated at 12:00am on November 26, 2018

    THERE is little doubt that the media in Pakistan is besieged today as it is getting battered by different elements that range from the authorities...

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    Squeezing the press

    Taranath Dahal | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2018

    THE government has become more highhanded with regard to freedom of expression and press freedom....