Slap down for media freedom on the streets of Phnom Penh (video)

The assault of a Cambodian reporter at an early morning motor vehicle crash by a police deputy inspector has seen media freedom and abuse of power in Cambodia thrust into the spotlight at the worst possible time. Over the next three months a European Union (EU) delegation will prepare its recommendation on whether Cambodia should […]

Reuter’s journalists jailed by Myanmar court for journalism (video)

A Myanmar court on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching the country’s colonial-era Official Secrets Act and sentenced them each to seven years in prison. According to Reuters, Yangon northern district Judge Ye Lwin ruled that the defendants, Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, broke the law by obtaining and collecting […]

Myanmar Reuters journalists sent to trial (HD video)

Two Reuters journalists who were arrested by Myanmar authorities and accused of being in possession of official documents related to unrest in Rakhine state were today, July 9, charged under Myanmar’s 1923 Official Secrets Act (OSA), a charge generally reserved for spies. Journalists Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were earlier today formerly […]