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South Asia increasingly dangerous for journos

From the BBC: Rising violence in South Asia is putting journalists at “severe risk”, a US-based media human rights group says. The Committee to Protect Journalists lists nations where reporters are regularly attacked or killed. In the committee's list of 14 leading countries where the authorities had failed to solve murders of journalists, six were […]

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Malaysia slaps temporary ban on 2 opp. newspapers

From the BBC: Harakah and Suara Keadilan have been told they cannot publish for the next three months, with immediate effect. It comes a week before the expected designation of a new and controversial prime minister, Najib Razak, and two weeks before important by-elections. Analysts say the government, which has faced strong opposition challenges, is […]

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