People in Thailand have faced increased repression of their rights and incidents of torture in recent years, human rights groups and activists say.
Three outlets have closed within days, citing security concerns for their staff, but Hong Kong’s chief executive says media freedom is not under attack.
Second pro-democracy paper forced to close in less than six months as Hong Kong police raid Stand News, arrest staff.
2021 is ‘saddest year’ for Hong Kong media, journalist says, following Apple Daily closure, arrests and restrictions to reporting.
Pro-democracy activists given jail terms once more as experts slam harsh sentences.
Suu Kyi was sentenced to two years for incitement against military and another two years for breaching natural disaster law relating to Covid.
Tony Chung has been in prison since his arrest outside the U.S. Embassy in Hong Kong last year.
Angry demonstrators protest after Thailand’s Constitutional Court rules three activists had attempted to overthrow the monarchy last year.
Military government pardoned 1,316 people and dropped charges against 4,320 others that participated in protests against junta.
Arrests, random street searches, threats: Myanmar’s media face daily risks as they try to report on the military government.
Several of Hong Kong’s prominent opposition groups have disbanded in recent months.
Dozens of towns reportedly go without internet access amid conflict with military, which seized power in February coup.
A minister for the country’s shadow government says that the UN must uphold the will of the Myanmar people and that a defensive war is necessary.
Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy newspaper closed its doors just before midnight Wednesday, ending 26 years of journalism.
At least 400 are inside Myanmar’s Insein Prison, which some describe as overcrowded; some are tortured during interrogation, released prisoners say.
Wan Chai District Court Judge Amanda Woodcock sentenced eight of the group — Avery Ng, Figo Chan, Cyd Ho, Albert Ho, Yeung Sum, Jimmy Lai, Lee Cheuk Yan and Leung Kwok-hung — to jail terms ranging from 14 to 18 months.
Free Burma Rangers also say thousands displaced by airstrikes, ground attacks in violation of junta-declared cease-fire.
Myanmar pro-democracy activists are turning to radio to reach the public, pro-democracy activists and even the military.
Gathered at Taipei’s Liberty Square, demonstrators sat for hours singing songs, holding anti-coup posters and waving the Myanmar national flag.
Khin Maung Zaw, the lawyer representing the detained leader, has yet to see his client as another court hearing approaches.