Sign up for PM Award Updates!
 
 

US public radio Voice of America (VOA) on Thursday called for Pakistan to lift a block on two of its websites, in Urdu and Pashto, as concerns grow over freedom of speech in the country. “In the interest of press freedom, VOA calls upon those responsible for blocking our content to immediately remove these constraints,” […]




US public radio Voice of America (VOA) on Thursday called for Pakistan to lift a block on two of its websites, in Urdu and Pashto, as concerns grow over freedom of speech in the country. “In the interest of press freedom, VOA calls upon those responsible for blocking our content to immediately remove these constraints,” […]




The editor of a Singaporean website was charged with defamation Thursday for publishing a letter alleging corruption among the city-state’s leaders, with rights groups criticising the “heavy-handed” response from authorities. Singapore has long been criticised for restricting free speech and other political rights, as well as slapping critics with financially ruinous libel suits. The affluent […]




The editor of a Singaporean website was charged with defamation Thursday for publishing a letter alleging corruption among the city-state’s leaders, with rights groups criticising the “heavy-handed” response from authorities. Singapore has long been criticised for restricting free speech and other political rights, as well as slapping critics with financially ruinous libel suits. The affluent […]




The editor of a Singaporean website was charged with defamation Thursday for publishing a letter alleging corruption among the city-state’s leaders, with rights groups criticising the “heavy-handed” response from authorities. Singapore has long been criticised for restricting free speech and other political rights, as well as slapping critics with financially ruinous libel suits. The affluent […]




Dispatches from AFP concerning freedom of information, censorship and news coverage in regions where independent media is under threat.