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RSF_east-asia May 16
condemns the use of physical violence by Chinese authorities against hong kongese photojournalist CHUI Chun-ming (Now TV) while he covered the hearing of Lawyer today. We urge president Xi Jinping’s regime to stop obstructing the work of journalists.
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RSF_east-asia May 15
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“No bona fide journalist should be barred from reporting because of their nationality or the place of registration of the media they work for”, said Cédric Alviani, the head of RSF’s East Asia bureau.
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RSF_east-asia May 15
refuses accreditation to Taiwanese media: The discrimination made by and clearly contradicts the , which states the right “to receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.”
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RSF_east-asia May 14
condemns the physical violence used against hong kongese journalist Chan Ho-fai (Cable TV HK) while he covered the 10th anniversary in Sichuan province. Safety of journalists has long been an issue in China, where more than 50 media workers are detained.
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RSF_east-asia May 7
urges again the Chinese authorities to release unconditionally and let her receive medical treatment abroad. It’s already 8 years that she lives under house arrest, for no other reason than being the spouse of late Nobel Peace Prize winner .
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RSF_east-asia May 3
RSF is taking concrete steps to promote journalistic freedom, independence and pluralism with , jointly launched with , the and the
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RSF_east-asia May 3
launches campaign to mark . Unlike counterfeit industrial or pharmaceutical products, the damage of counterfeit news and information is difficult to measure, undermining the foundations of democracy insidiously.
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RSF_east-asia Apr 25
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Watch today's launch event in on
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RSF_east-asia Apr 25
World Index: After a steep fall, is rising again under its new president, human rights activist and former political prisoner Moon Jae-in.
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RSF_east-asia Apr 10
: is launching a solidarity campaign to denounce the detention of a photographer in and the death sentence he may receive. Support by posting your photo today.
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RSF_east-asia Apr 6
As Taiwan celebrates day, praises the island for its achievements. It is a shame that, in some countries, dictators and politicians use freedom of speech as an excuse to attack journalists instead of answering to their criticisms.
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RSF_east-asia Apr 2
, the widow of , spent yesterday for the 9th time her birthday under house arrest, while there is no charge against her. urges again Beijing to release her immediately.
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RSF_east-asia Mar 29
In a submission to the , has called for the government of the People’s Republic of China to stop flouting and to release the approximately 50 journalists and bloggers currently imprisoned in China.
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RSF_east-asia Mar 28
calls on the Chinese authorities to immediately free the citizen-journalist in accordance with their own legislation, which limits incommunicado detention in the Chinese equivalent of “black sites” to a maximum of six months.
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RSF_east-asia Mar 22
After President gave himself the constitutional power to rule indefinitely, points out that more than 50 journalists are currently jailed in China, and that ten of them could die prematurely due to the conditions in in which they are held.
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RSF_east-asia Mar 5
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“Trying to prevent journalists from doing their job by persecuting their families is not only cowardly but also violates both international law and the Chinese constitution,” said Cédric Alviani, the head of RSF’s East Asia desk.
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RSF_east-asia Mar 5
calls on the Chinese government to stop persecuting the relatives of US-based journalists employed by ’s Uyghur-language service and to release those who are detained.
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RSF_east-asia Mar 5
To mark , is publishing a report entitled “Women’s rights: Forbidden subject” which sheds light on the difficulties that journalists – both men and women – can encounter when they cover .
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RSF_east-asia Feb 27
As Taiwan remembers the massacre of thousands of civilians, including journalists and writers, ordered by the authorities 71 years ago, RSF points out that freedom of information is essential to face the past, build democracy and the rule of law.
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RSF_east-asia Feb 27
condemns well-known Slovak reporter Ján Kuciak’s murder and calls on the authorities to ensure that those responsible are punished. He is the second journalist to be murdered in a European Union country in the past five months.
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