Judge Delays Verdict of Two Reuters Reporters Accused of Breaching the Official Secrets Act

“Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have already spent more than eight months in prison based on allegations of a crime they did not commit.

Judge Delays Verdict of Two Reuters Reporters Accused of Breaching the Official Secrets Act

  YANGON – The verdict in Myanmar’s prosecution of two Reuters reporters accused of breaching the Official Secrets Act was postponed on Monday until Sept. 3 because the judge overseeing the case is sick, a court official said. Scores of reporters and diplomats had gathered at the Yangon court to hear the verdict on journalists […]

Australian Film Maker James Ricketson, Facing 10 Year Sentence for Flying a Drone in Cambodia

Ricketson was arrested after he used a drone to film the final rally of the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party before local elections.

Australian Film Maker James Ricketson, Facing 10 Year Sentence for Flying a Drone in Cambodia

  PHNOM PENH – One of Australia’s most famous movie directors testified Thursday in Cambodia at the trial of a film-making countryman facing a possible prison term of five to 10 years for flying a drone to capture images of an opposition political rally. Peter Weir, director of “The Year of Living Dangerously,” ‘’Dead Poets […]

Thai Junta Charges Three Pheu Thai Leaders with Sedition for Holding a Press Conference

Pheu Thai's Watana Muangsook, Chaturon Chaisang and Chusak Sirinil were all charged with sedition for speaking at the press conference

Thai Junta Charges Three Pheu Thai Leaders with Sedition for Holding a Press Conference

  BANGKOK – Three politicians from the party ousted by Thailand’s generals were charged on Monday with sedition for holding a press conference, as dissent grows before the fourth anniversary of the junta’s 2014 coup. The military filed a case after senior Pheu Thai figures railed against the coup organizers at their party’s headquarters last […]