Which Tiananmen narrative is true?

Commentary / World Jun 6, 2019

Which Tiananmen narrative is true?

by Ramesh Thakur

There is little doubt about the Beijing spring of 1989 that called for greater openness, freedoms and democracy in China, or about its suppression. But there is a counter-narrative that receives no mention in the China-bashing mainstream media.

Australian police raid public broadcaster ABC amid crackdown on leaks

Asia Pacific Jun 5, 2019

Australian police raid public broadcaster ABC amid crackdown on leaks

Australian police raided the headquarters of the Australian Broadcasting Corp., the country's public broadcaster, Wednesday in the second high-profile probe into news outlets in 24 hours, amid a crackdown on sensitive leaks. ABC executives said police searched the corporation's offices in Sydney, targeting three journalists ...

Memorial honors Jamal Khashoggi, other journalists slain in 2018

World Jun 4, 2019

Memorial honors Jamal Khashoggi, other journalists slain in 2018

Twenty-two journalists killed in 2018 had their names added to a Washington memorial Monday as media rights defenders warned of growing threats to freedom of the press around the world. Among the names added to the Journalist Memorial at the Newseum were Jamal Khashoggi, the ...