CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s attorney-general says a contentious new law that carries a prison term for anyone who reveals information about certain secret security operations was aimed at Edward Snowden-like leakers rather than investigative reporters.
Thailand’s Prakanong Court dismissed a defamation charge against British human rights activist Andy Hall due to unlawful interrogation practice. Hall has been embroiled in a long legal fight with the Natural Fruit Company, which sued him after he publicized migrant worker abuses occurring at the Natural Fruit factory. This specific charge related to an interview Hall gave to Al Jazeera, in which he discussed Natural Fruit’s alleged abuses.
Yesterday four of Thailand’s media organizations: The News Broadcasting Council of Thailand, The National Press Council of Thailand, Thai Broadcast Journalists Association and the Thai Journalists Associations, signed a statement to express their concerns concerning how some parts of the Thai media have covered the recent murder case in Koh Tao.
There is no bigger MBA lesson than negotiating with a hard-bargaining-to-the-last-lemon or -onion housewife.
YANGON, Burma (AP) — A Burma court has sentenced a media owner, publisher and three journalists to two years in prison in the latest ruling to raise concerns about press freedoms in the country emerging from military rule.
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Chinese court upholds death sentences following slashing attack
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Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEC
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