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Attacks vs journalists, social media blocks in Indonesia amid election riots – IFJ

May 23, 2019 - 6:40 PM

Media groups say at least 7 journalists were reportedly attacked while they were covering the protests, while social media platforms WhatsApp and Facebook were blocked

RIOT. Indonesian anti-riot police clash with protesters during a demonstration against Indonesia's President Joko Widodo's victory in the recent election in Jakarta on May 22, 2019. Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

Philippines deadliest country for journalists in Southeast Asia – IFJ

Dec 21, 2018 - 5:29 PM

The International Federation of Journalists report celebrates the resilience of Filipino journalists, saying they 'remain just as jealously protective of their rights and freedoms'

Gov't calls for probe into death of journalist Larry Que

Dec 21, 2016 - 3:06 PM

According to the International Federation of Journalists Larry Que is the first journalist killed under the Duterte administration

INVESTIGATE. Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella call on authorities to investigate the death of Larry Que – the first journalist killed under the Duterte administration. File photo by Rene Lumawag/Presidential Photo

118 journalists killed in 2014 – International Federation of Journalists

Dec 31, 2014 - 10:41 PM

Those killed are either targeted for their work or caught in the cross fire while while some died in accidents or natural disasters while on assignment

MEDIA KILLINGS. Filipino journalists release doves in Manila to symbolize press freedom in the face of the rash of killings of media personnel. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

Sri Lanka detains international media rights activist

Oct 30, 2013 - 9:20 PM

Sri Lanka is known to have blacklisted many foreign journalists over their reports on the country s human rights record and alleged war crimes

MEDIA RIGHTS. A Sri Lankan Media Rights activist holds a poster of journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge shot dead in 2009 in Colombo, as part of a demonstration in January 2012 in Colombo. Photo by Ishara S Kodikara/Agence France-Presse