INDONESIA: Molotov cocktails thrown at magazine's office

Posted on Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Two unidentified men riding tandem on a motorcycle hurled three molotov cocktails at the Tempo magazine office in Jakarta, Indonesia in the early morning of 6 July 2010, media reports said.

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SC interrogation shows need for journalist protection

Posted on Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) views with grave concern the rounds of questioning that the Securities Commission (SC) has been conducting on three journalists since last week related to their reports about possible corporate misgovernance in a furniture manufacturer.


CIJ says memo to ntv7 host for question on PM's ratings, unjustified

Posted on Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

The Centre for Independent Journalism (CIJ) notes with concern the action taken against a local television station's host and producer for the program Point of View, Florence Looi, for having asked her guests to rate the performance of Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak in his 100 days in office. Since the program was aired on [...]

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Thailand: Reporters injured in Bangkok dispersal operations

Posted on Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

The Thailand Journalists Association (TJA) urges all sides to stop using violence and focus on finding a peaceful solution to the current crisis.

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SRI LANKA: Another journalist attacked, hospitalized

Posted on Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

Freelance journalist and deputy head of the Sri Lanka Press Institute attacked, the Committee to Protect Journalists raises concerns over the repeated harassment and intimidation of journalists in the country.  

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Burmese magazine editor forced to resign over published poem

Posted on Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

An editor of a monthly magazine in Burma has been forced to resign for publishing a poem about the historic Depayin town in its June issue,, a SEAPA Alerts partner, reports.

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Thai journalists decry bomb attacks on newspaper office

Posted on Friday, June 20th, 2008

The Thai Journalists Association (TJA) and Thai Broadcast Journalists Association (TBJA) on 17 June 2008 condemned a small bomb attack on The Manager Daily newspaper in Bangkok, calling it a " reckless act aimed at threatening the work of the media."

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Saving Malaysian journalists: Acknowledging and respecting their role

Posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

Today's dawning of World Press Freedom Day shows a Malaysia where media freedom is not merely at risk, but where the role of journalists is being continually denigrated by officials and politicians who repeatedly show their lack of respect for the profession and its importance in safeguarding democracy.

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Malaysian journalist in Article's 19 report

Posted on Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Article 19, an international advocacy group for freedom of expression and a partner of CIJ has recently highlighted 8 exemplary women journalists worldwide who push against the limited space for freedom of expression in their country.

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Sri Lanka:IFJ condemns general election violence and anti-democratic media environment

Posted on Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the global organisation representing more than 500,000 journalists in over 110 countries, is concerned for the welfare of journalists reporting on the upcoming election in Sri Lanka.

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