Taiwan / 2003

CPJ condemns journalist's sentencing

July 25, 2003 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 25, 2003—Taiwan's High Court today sentenced reporter Hung Che-cheng to one and a half years in prison on sedition charges for allegedly revealing military secrets. Though the court granted Hung a three-year suspended sentence, the threat of imprisonment remains. The sedition charges stem from a July 29,...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Asia Analysis

March 31, 2003 12:10 PM ET

The vicious murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl in Pakistan focused international attention on the dangers faced by journalists covering the U.S. "war on terror," yet most attacks on journalists in Asia happened far from the eyes of the international press. In countries such as Bangladesh and the...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: North Korea

March 31, 2003 12:03 PM ET

Shortly after U.S. president George W. Bush arrived in South Korea's capital, Seoul, in February 2002 for a state visit, the North Korean state news agency, KCNA, reported a miracle: that a cloud in the shape of a Kimjongilia, the flower named after the country's leader, Kim Jong Il, had...

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Attacks on the Press 2002: Taiwan

March 31, 2003 12:01 PM ET

Taiwan's free and feisty media continued to report aggressively on everything from sensitive political issues to colorful celebrity scandals despite several high-profile government efforts to rein in controversial reporting....

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