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Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

Jul 10, 2014

Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

The article alleged that the country's military was operating a chemical weapons factory in the town of Pauk in Magway, under the instructions of former strongman junta chief Than Shwe. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #journalists #Human Rights Watch #Reporters Without Borders #Than Shwe #Chemical weapons #Press Freedom #Journalists jailed #Myanmar's Military Junta #Unity Weekly #Official Secrets
Press freedom will not be curbed under Modi: I&B minister Javadekar

May 28, 2014

Press freedom will not be curbed under Modi: I&B minister Javadekar

Newly-appointed Information and Broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar has sought to allay such fears among a section of the press by saying the government will not interfere with press freedom. #BJP #Narendra Modi #Prakash Javadekar #Prime Minister Modi #press freedom under Modi #Freedom of speech under Modi
Two more arrested for stabbing Hong Kong editor

Mar 13, 2014

Two more arrested for stabbing Hong Kong editor

Two more arrested in the case bringing the total arrests to 11. Nine people arrested on Wednesday were suspected to have links to organised crime, police said. #World #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Hong Kong #Press Freedom #Attack on Editor
Nine arrested for attacking Hong Kong newspaper editor

Mar 12, 2014

Nine arrested for attacking Hong Kong newspaper editor

The two suspected assailants were arrested in Guangdong, a province in mainland China that borders Hong Kong. #World #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Hong Kong #Press Freedom #Attack on Editor
Thousands rally for press freedom after Hong Kong editor stabbed

Mar 02, 2014

Thousands rally for press freedom after Hong Kong editor stabbed

Dressed in black and wearing blue ribbons, symbolizing press freedom, protesters carried a large banner with the words "They can't kill us all". Other banners and placards read "freedom from fear" and "protect press freedom". #World #China #NewsTracker #Beijing #Hong Kong #Press Freedom #Attack on Editor

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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Nov 30, 2012

Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Almost all the bad practices put on display during the Leveson inquiry are already illegal. Regulating the press inherently means providing an additional deterrent to choice, and a prior restraint on publication. #social media #Twitter #ConnectTheDots #News of the World #Leveson Report #Press Freedom #Press Regulation

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Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Aug 31, 2014

US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

(AP) -- Fearing a Russian invasion and occupation of Alaska, the U.S. government in the early Cold War years recruited and trained fishermen, bush pilots, trappers and other private citizens across Alaska for a covert network to feed wartime intellig... #Federal Bureau of Investigation #Anchorage, AK #Alaska #Soviet Union #J. Edgar Hoover #Fairbanks, AK
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Sep 01, 2014

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

(AP) -- North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to neg... #Pyongyang #Bill Clinton #White House #National Security Council #US State Department
Leveson report: Outdated, short-sighted, dangerous

Aug 17, 2014

James Risen calls Obama 'greatest enemy of press freedom in a generation'

Journalist refuses to reveal source of story about CIA operation Presidents support for press freedom called hypocritical Continue reading..... #Central Intelligence Agency #Barack Obama #James Risen #United States #Eric Holder