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Frustration, worry, but little surprise as voice chat is blocked in...

There was a brief window when mainland Chinese users joined people in Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the Uyghur diaspora to discuss topics often censored

Myanmar junta blocks Facebook to shut down dissent as West increases...

Move to silence online activists came after Myanmar police filed charges against elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Vietnam steps up ‘chilling’ crackdown on dissent ahead of key Communist...

Public criticism of the party is not tolerated and groups which promote democratization are targeted by the authorities

Rights violations intensify in Vietnam, group says

Govt frequently punishes people for criticizing its authority, Human Rights Watch says

German missionary who was a ‘great communication luminary’ dies aged 88

Father Franz-Josef Eilers' ‘kindness, generosity, and cheerful nature won him a large network of adoring friends’

Tractors to Twitter: India’s protesting farmers battle on highway, online

Farmers have paralyzed some traffic in and out of New Delhi, protesting recent agriculture laws

Popular Facebook user in Vietnam arrested for ‘anti-state’ posts

Arrest comes as govt steps up crackdown on activists ahead of key party congress in January next year

Pakistani film explores social media’s role in anger over blasphemy

Taking a critical view, or even just questioning the country’s blasphemy law, carries huge risk

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

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

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

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