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19 September 2018

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. ...

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19 September 2018

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. ...

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19 September 2018

A retired teacher was jailed Wednesday for 14 years for "attempting to overthrow the state", the latest in a series of convictions this week as communist Vietnam cracks down harder on critics. ...

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19 September 2018

The Istanbul headquarters of Turkish opposition daily Cumhuriyet hums with the daily excitement of a busy newsroom as reporters work the phones chasing their next story. ...

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18 September 2018

The International Criminal Court on Tuesday opened a preliminary probe into Myanmar's crimes against Rohingya Muslims after a ferocious army crackdown drove more than 700,000 of them into Bangladesh. ...

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18 September 2018

A Danish court said Tuesday it will rule next week on a sentencing appeal by Peter Madsen, convicted for the 2017 murder of a Swedish journalist aboard his homemade submarine. ...

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17 September 2018

Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims. ...

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16 September 2018

Several dozen people rallied in central Yangon on Sunday against the jailing of two Reuters journalists, lamenting the shrinking space for free expression in Myanmar despite the advent of civilian rule. ...

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14 September 2018

Two British journalists and an Argentine were detained by the Venezuelan military on Friday at the northwestern border with Colombia, the national press union (SNTP) said. ...

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14 September 2018

A journalist who was kidnapped three days ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive east has been found in a "very weak" state, his radio station said Friday. ...

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