press freedom

2009-12-31 10:36
Press freedom in 2009     76    journalists killed (60 in 2008)     33    journalists kidnapped   573    journalists arrested 1456    physically assaulted   570    media censored    157    journalists fled their countries       1    blogger died in prison     151    bloggers and cyber-dissidents arrested      61    physically assaulted     60    countries affected by online censorship
2009-10-20 16:53
Political power grabs dealt press freedom a great disservice again this year. In Thailand, the endless clashes between “yellow shirts” and “red shirts” had a very negative impact on the press’s ability to work. As a result, the kingdom is now 130th.
2009-09-11 15:14
Thai media, freedom of speech, and freedom to information are under threat in Thailand by a government that is robbing the people of their rights and freedoms. 

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