Papuan students among the elections protest marchers in Ambon, Indonesia. Image: Chen Toisuta/Gatra By Chen Toisuta in Ambon, Maluku Scores of students from the Student Struggle...

By Ainur Rohmah in Jakarta Fake news and hate speech are inundating Indonesia on and offline with the country’s general election just two months away...

Timor-Leste Press Union president Francisco Belo condemning the arrest and charge of "cyber libel" against Rappler publisher Maria Ressa. Image: Antonio Dasiparu/TLPU Pacific Media Watch...

Rappler publisher condemns Duterte government’s “abuse of power”. Video: ABS-CBN By Iris Gonzales in Manila The Philippine press has seen many dark days but Maria Ressa’s...

Award-winning journalist, publisher and editor Maria Ressa (left) being arrested in Rappler's newsroom yesterday. She was being kept in detention last night. Image: Maria...

An international non-government organisation, The Global Witness, has reported that 48 individuals were killed in the country last year, a majority related to agribusiness....

Facebook announced last week that it had taken down hundreds of pages, groups and accounts with ties to Saracen, an online syndicate believed to...

By Dieqy Hasbi Widhana in Jakarta Indonesia’s National Press Day (HPN), which falls on February 9 – yesterday, is a reminder of the murder of...

"This indictment is evidence that the law has been weaponised - the NBI’s own lawyers recommended the case be thrown out," says Rappler CEO...

Truong Duy Nhat’s disappearance is all the more disturbing because he is widely respected as a blogger. Image: RSF/Youtube). Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders...