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Author: Horn Observer (Somalia)
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Cambodia: Human rights & media groups celebrate World Press Freedom Day amid an increase in arrests of & intimidation against journalists
Author: Vicheika Kann, Voice of America
"With Increase in Arrests and Intimidation, Press Freedom Remains Precarious", 03 May 2020...
UN Special Rapporteur calls for robust & transparent public oversight of surveillance companies seeking entrance into COVID-19 surveillance field
Author: David Kaye, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion & protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
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Cambodia: Police & authorities arrest a popular journalist and revoke his media license after he reports direct words of PM responding to Covid-19 measures
Author: Reporters Without Borders
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Kenya: Nation Media Group & Ponty Pridd Holdings condemn police brutality in enforcing curfew to contain spread of Covid -19
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Australia: News Corp admits to underpaying superannuation of staff by $1.5m; undertakes to pay with interest
Author: Hannah Blackiston, Mumbrella
"News Corp Australia admits to underpaying staff by $1.5m", 25 February 2020...
- Related companies: News Corp Australia (part of News Corporation)
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Hong Kong: Online news portal HK01 reportedly fires employee for criticising company's policy during coronavirus outbreak on Facebook
Author: Stand News (Hong Kong)
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