PEN’s Free Expression Digest brings you a daily curated round-up of the most important free expression-related stories from around the web. Subscribe here. Please send your feedback and suggestions to pen.webintern@gmail.com

China demands bookseller Lam Wing-kee return from Hong Kong
Lam Wing-kee, one of five booksellers of the Causeway Bay Books store that sold books about China’s leaders, has broken bail terms by by failing to return to mainland China for further investigation. GUARDIAN

State of Georgia judge arrests journalist for submitting an open-records request
Mark Thomason, a newspaper publisher in the state of Georgia, has been charged with identity fraud and making false statements by Brenda Weaver, the Pickens County Superior Court’s chief judge. Thomason was pursuing public records, which is protected by FOIA. VICE

Activist in Thailand not allowed to leave prison due to outstanding warrant
Korakot Saengyenpan, one of seven pro-democracy activists in prison for campaigning against the junta’s charter draft, was prevented from leaving due to a months-old warrant for his arrest. He awaits trial for violating the ban on protests. KHAOSOD ENGLISH

TV journalist attacked in Mondulkiri
Journalist Doem Soeun was accosted by Vietnamese laborers and a police officer while investigating illegal timber trading. They grabbed his phone and deleted photographic evidence of their activities. PHNOM PENH POST

Surigao City broadcaster survives slay attempt
Broadcaster Saturnino Estanio and his son survived a shooting outside their home in Surigao City by unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle. On his show, Estanio has critiqued the government’s involvement in gambling and drugs. SUN STAR

Selected-information age: the new face of censorship
Two beliefs exist about modern journalism. One is that the digital revolution is disrupting the news media. The second is that the internet and social media platforms are shifting power from high authorities to to “citizen journalists.” THE MEDIA ONLINE