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Hong Kong pro-democracy radio closes in face of “dangerous” pressure

An antenna is set up on a street in Hong Kong's Mongkok shopping district

Hong Kong, ChinaReuters Hong Kong’s pro-democracy online Citizens’ Radio station will cease operations on Friday owing to what its founder described as a “dangerous” political situation and the freezing of its bank account. Launched in 2005 by veteran activist Tsang Kin-shing, the Cantonese-language broadcaster gained a steady following for its hard-hitting talkshows that were critical […]

Mexico, the deadliest country for journalists in 2022: watchdog

Mexico Mexico City journalists memorial

Mexico CityReuters Mexico is the country where most journalists were killed in 2022, media watchdog Reporters Without Borders said on Wednesday in a report that documented alarming evidence of kidnappings, assaults and arrests of media workers. The report registered 11 killings of media professionals in the Latin American country from January to Dec[ember] 1, or […]

Farmer protests: India clamps down on free speech

India farmer protests The Caravan

SHEIKH SAALIQ and KRUTIKA PATHI, of Associated Press, report claims Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party has escalated a crackdown on free speech, detaining journalists and freezing Twitter accounts….