… ‘We are praying and hoping that the ICJ will not issue a ruling for provisional measures,’ he said, according to Radio Free Asia.
HONG KONG FREE PRESS
… On Radio Free Asia, political analyst Kay Lam explained the potential effect of the yellow economic circle: “The CCP has already set up the ‘red economic circle’ and compelled businessmen and entertainment artists to express their loyalty.”
VOICE OF AMERICA
… While Aun Pheap is currently seeking asylum, and works at Radio Free Asia in the United States, Zsombor Peter left Cambodia following the allegations.
AEC NEWS TODAY
… In the immediate wake of Prime Minister Hun’s announcement in August Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported that at least 6,000 Chinese nationals left Sihanoukville every day in the first two weeks after the ban was announced.
NEW STRAITS TIMES
… An analyst voiced his doubts after the delegation from Naypyidaw tried to persuade the refugees to go home but then rejected their demands for citizenship and international monitoring, said Radio Free Asia.
… Two Radio Free Asia journalists, Uon Chin and Yeang Sothearin, continue to face baseless espionage charges, after being arbitrarily arrested and detained in 2017.
… Officials from the Communist Party stayed in their homes and slept in their beds, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reported, citing two anonymous officials.
… Chinese food factories and North Korean restaurants insist that North Korean workers are “industrial trainees,” rather than employees; thus, they are not bound to be repatriated to North Korea before the Dec. 22, 2019, U.N. deadline, according to Radio Free Asia.
… Radio Free Asia said North Korea recorded 202 pollution-related deaths per 100,000 population, in a report “Pollution and Health Metrics” released on Wednesday by Global Alliance on Health and Pollution.
… A spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry told Radio Free Asia that UNSC resolutions make it mandatory for Pyongyang to scrap its ballistic missile program and all other programs for the development of weapons of mass destruction in a complete, verifiable, and irreversible way, and that has not happened.
… Rev Lazarus, spokesperson for the Lahu Baptist community, told Radio Free Asia that in September 2019, UWSA began to lift restrictions in the towns of Hotaung, Mei Pauk and Pansang.
… It was reported yesterday to Radio Free Asia by Roy Choi – reporter in gaming news website Allin media and former reporter in Macao Concealers, a news outlet connected to NMA – that last week he was personally approached by two strangers he believed to be from China who advised him to maintain a discreet stance and not to try to cross the border into China.
… Another prominent case related to press freedom is the espionage charge filed against two former reporters of Radio Free Asia.
… In particular, we encourage you to actively seek the release of the family members—such as Gulshan Abbas and Kaisar Keyum—of Radio Free Asia (RFA) Uyghur language service journalists and prominent Uyghur rights activists Rushan Abbas and Rebiya Kadeer.
COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS
… But the United States established credible news agencies such as Voice of America and Radio Free Asia, aiming to promote fact-based news as a selling point for liberal democracy.
TIMES OF LONDON
… Notably, the Beijing authorities jam the shortwave broadcasts of Radio Free Asia, whose tireless reporting reveals the horrors inflicted on Uighurs in occupied western China.
SPRING HILL INSIDER
… The US-government-funded Voice of America and Radio Free Asia already target North Korea.
… Joining us on set is Mamatjan Juma, Deputy Director of Radio Free Asia’s Uyghur Service.
…News of his departure was first reported by Radio Free Asia.
INTERNATIONAL CONSORTIUM OF INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTS
… On Sept. 11, Radio Free Asia became the first major English-language news organization to state that there were “re-education camps” in Xinjiang.
VOICE OF AMERICA
… Radio Free Asia also reported in early November that the Secretariat of Civil Aviation announced that airlines would face legal consequences if they allowed Sam Rainsy to board a flight.
ASEAN POST (Also in PHNOM PENH POST)
… A number of radio stations were shuttered in 2017, knocking the United States’ (US) Radio Free Asia (RFA) and Voice of America (VOA) as well as local media outlet, VOD off the air.
CHINA DIGITAL TIMES
… Radio Free Asia reports on Uyghur historian Iminjan Seydin who was recently sentenced to 15 years in prison after being held at a camp.
… According to a July 31 report by Radio Free Asia, other religious and ethnic groups are part of these forced labor camps in Xinjiang, such as Han people and Falun Gong practitioners.
… An example of broadcasting’s effectiveness is that China has tried to jam the US government-funded Uighur-language service on Radio Free Asia.
… According to Radio Free Asia, close to 5,000 mosques were closed in the city during the first three months of Chen’s term.
IFEX (Also in KHMER TIMES)
… This year has also borne witness to the targeting of the free media with the ongoing judicial harassment of ex-Radio Free Asia journalists Yeang Sothearin and Uon Chhin, and instructions from the Ratanakiri provincial governor that all reporters must present themselves to the provincial Department of Information before being permitted to report in the province.
… That success came to an end in October 2018 – exactly two days after Sintash spoke to Radio Free Asia about his father’s disappearance for the first time.
VOICE OF AMERICA
… Among the casualties: closure of the venerable Cambodia Daily and dozens of radio stations; silencing of foreign media outlets, including Radio Free Asia (a sister broadcaster to Voice of America); and sale of the Phnom Penh Post to a Malaysian investor whose public relations firm worked for Hun Sen.
BURMA NEWS INTERNATIONAL
… Foreign news agency Radio Free Asia (RFA) and Rakhine State based Narinjara News reported that Hnin Zar Phyu and her two children were taken to Mae Sai on Thai-Myanmar border on December 6 at about 2 p.m. by helicopter.
… "Korean companies are refusing to supply fuel to us," said a spokesperson for owner Gudzon Shipping, speaking to Radio Free Asia.
… Some interventions are direct, like the U.S.-sponsored Radio Free Asia’s Uighur language radio, which provides an independent news source to China’s oppressed Uighur minority.
Dec. 6 “Journalism around the world”
… This message came to my Whova inbox, sent by Mamatjan Jhuma, deputy director of Radio Free Asia UYGHUR service, on September 23, the day before I reached Hamburg, Germany.
… In 2001, while on holiday in Austria, I listened to Radio Free Asia, a non-profit broadcaster offering the only independent Uighur-language news service outside China.
VOICE OF AMERICA
… Ashley Thompson adapted this story based on reports by Reuters, the Associated Press, VOA News and Radio Free Asia.
“… This Uyghur journalist, now in the united States, says her brother has been missing in Xinjiang for more than a year.”
KBS WORLD RADIO
Radio Free Asia reports that North Korea was one of five countries that most voted against the United States at the UN General Assembly last year.
Fred Hiatt reports on the Chinese government’s attempts to harass, intimidate, and blackmail reporters at Radio Free Asia to prevent them from continuing to report on Beijing’s treatment of the Uighurs.
VOICE OF AMERICA
The Appeal Court will consider a motion from two former Radio Free Asia journalists challenging the Phnom Penh Municipal Court’s decision to delay a verdict in their case, which centers around a widely-condemned espionage charge.
… “You can never assume guilt,” said Joshua Stanton, a Washington-based lawyer who served as a member of the US Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps stationed in South Korea between 1998 and 2002, according to the US government-funded Radio Free Asia on Nov. 7.
WASHINGTON POST (Also in PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY)
“To punish Gulchehra Hoja, a Washington-based journalist for Radio Free Asia, and to stifle her reporting, China’s rulers have imprisoned her brother, harassed her parents and threatened many other relatives back home in Xinjiang, China.”