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Jailed Hong Kong publisher honored with press freedom award

I’m afraid that without the news, the world will forget us, says jailed Jimmy Lai

Tech giants ‘complicit’ in industrial-scale repression in Vietnam

State-sponsored harassment rampant on Facebook and YouTube, says rights group

New internet rules to give Pakistan blanket powers of censorship

Authorities will be granted ‘removal and blocking’ powers of digital content that ‘harms, intimidates or excites disaffection’ towards govt

Cambodia’s draft cybercrime law panned by rights group

Most recent draft follows earlier versions in 2014 and 2015 that were sharply criticized by civil society and media groups

Journalism: Most dangerous job in the Philippines

The truth hurts, they say, so authorities and tycoons warn journalists to keep a lid on it

Thai PM asks for review of TV station suspension amid protests

Voice TV is partly owned by Shinawatra family of former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his sister Yingluck

Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai says police raided his private...

Lai has been a frequent visitor to Washington to rally support for Hong Kong democracy, prompting Beijing to label him a ‘traitor’

Scholars warn against impact of Hong Kong security law on academic...

National security law will encourage critics of the Chinese party-state to self-censor

COVID-19 controls turn Asia into global surveillance hotspot, analysts say

It’s a disproportionate response to a threat that arguably is no longer as big as it was, researcher says

Campaigners say Myanmar students face jail over anti-war pamphlet protest

14 students charged with offences carrying up to two years in jail after handing out pamphlets criticizing govt and military, say student representatives

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