International

01 May 2015
Looking back at a year of media freedom in decline in almost every part of the world,...
Mr Mogen Jensen, the Danish Minister for Development Cooperation, speaks at the Global Media Conference in Copenhagen on April 30, 2015. Photo: Mizzima
01 May 2015
With the new allocation, WAN-IFRA will provide support and training to more than 60 media...
Media freedom in Myanmar is slipping, according to US-based Freedom House. Photo: Hong Sar
30 April 2015
Freedom House have released their 2015 report on media freedom showing yet another...
Charles Santiago, Chair, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, Malaysian Member of Parliament. Photo: APHR
30 April 2015
Recent statements by Malaysia’s Foreign Minister recognizing the regional significance of...
Cracking down on drug traffickers - Alleged drug trafficker, French national Jonathan Plant (L), 40, is escorted by police officers for a press conference at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok, Thailand, July 30, 2014. Photo: EPA
30 April 2015
The day after Indonesia executed eight drug dealers, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and China...
An Indonesian worker puts letters on a memorial sign for Brazilian death row Rodrigo Gularte during his funeral at Saint Carolus funeral Home in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 29, 2015. Indonesia executed eight people convicted on drug charges on April 29, 2015, defying international appeals for mercy. Seven of the eight convicts are foreigners. Their planned executions have unleashed torrents of protests from the home countries, Australia, Brazil and Nigeria. Photo: Bagus Indahono/EPA
30 April 2015
Indonesia's attorney general defended the execution of seven foreign drug convicts,...
People look through the rubble trying to salvage as much as possible from their dilapidated houses destroyed in the 25 April earthquake in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 29, 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
30 April 2015
Desperate survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people clashed with riot...
An aerial view of an earthquake hit village taken from an Indian Airforce aircraft on the way to Narain Thang near Kathmandu, Nepal, 27 April 2015. Photo: EPA
29 April 2015
Hungry and desperate villagers rushed towards relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal...
29 April 2015
A migrant worker from Myanmar was killed after he slipped into a meat grinder at a pet...
Brinta Sukumaran (C), sister of Australian death-row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran, reacts as she is accompanied by family members prior to the execution of her brother at Wijayapura port, as they head to visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, April 28, 2015. Photo: Adi Weda/EPA
29 April 2015
Indonesia executed seven foreign drug convicts including two Australians by firing squad...
The Myanmar migrant workers accused of the killing of two British tourists Ko Wai Phyo (L) and Ko Zaw Lin Oo (R) sit behind the bars of a prison vehicle as they arrive for trial at a court in Samui island, Surat Thani province, southern Thailand, December 8, 2014. Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA
29 April 2015
The trial of two Myanmar migrants accused of murdering a pair of British tourists is set...
The ASEAN People's Forum expressed concern that ASEAN still has a long way to go in terms of human rights and workers' conditions. Photo: November Rain/Twitter
28 April 2015
Representatives of the ASEAN People’s Forum have expressed concerns over a rash of...

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