Reporters Without Borders concerned new suicide prevention law could affect media freedom

Freedom of information NGO Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare to amend a regulation that RSF believes could prevent media from covering suicide cases. RSF made the call in an article published on March 6 ahead of a March 10 deadline on public consultation over the new Suicide Prevention Act. The new law includes articles designed to prevent sensationalist reporting that may create copycat suicides, particularly among teenagers and youth. RSF believes that

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