Cybercrime Law

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Alerts   |   Thailand

Cyber security bill threatens media freedom in Thailand

Bangkok, January 20, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Thailand's military-appointed legislature to scrap proposed legislation that would allow for mass surveillance of online activities and platforms. The Cyber Security Bill was approved this month by Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's Cabinet and is pending in the National Legislative Assembly.

January 20, 2015 11:58 AM ET


Alerts   |   Cambodia

Harsh defamation ruling in Cambodia has broader implications

New York, July 24, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists is concerned by the hefty financial damages imposed on a blogger in a defamation case in Cambodia. The ruling could have a detrimental effect on online commentary in the country.

Alerts   |   Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia convicts TV presenter for critical show

New York, February 6, 2014--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the 12-year jail term handed to the owner of a broadcaster in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. The journalist has 30 days to appeal.

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