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2018/11/06 | Global Voices
HONG KONG: China Silences Badiucao, a Cartoonist Critical of Google's 'Dragonfly'
Political cartoonist Badiucao has gone silent since Nov. 2, when his first Hong Kong exhibition was abruptly canceled due to threats from the Chinese government.
2018/11/05 | Global Voices
After Fan Bingbing & Meng Hongwei, Nobody Is Safe in Xi Jinping's China
Both the starlet and the cop are victims of Xi's newest repression tactic: liuzhi, or retention in custody.
2018/10/14 | Global Voices
Japanese TV Show Slammed for Exploiting Migrant Deportations as Entertainment
The reality show, officially promoted by Japan's Immigration Bureau, is being labeled an 'international embarrassment.'
2018/10/13 | Global Voices
PHILIPPINES: Meet 'Gabbie,' a Chatbot Helping Sexual Harassment Victims
The chatbot helps women report sexual harassment, but it depends on Facebook to secure private chats.
2018/10/07 | Global Voices
INDONESIA: Indie Film Festival Acts as a Lens Into Indigenous Papua
A new indie film festival gives a deeper look into the hardships and triumphs of Papua's indigenous amid ongoing land disputes and conflict with Jakarta.
2018/09/28 | Global Voices
TAIWAN: What Really Happened During the Kansai Airport Evacuation?
Misinformation about how the evacuation of Chinese and Taiwanese citizens was handled contributed to the suicide of a Taiwanese diplomat.
2018/09/14 | Global Voices
PHILIPPINES: Celebrating Chabanaco: Asia's Only Spanish Creole
Join the campaign to preserve a unique language of the southern Philippines.
2018/09/06 | Global Voices
China's State-Run 'Fake News' Clampdown Goes into Overdrive
A new platform backed by China's state media agency called Piyao, meaning 'rumor-squashing,' was launched last week.
2018/09/05 | Global Voices
MYANMAR: Outrage After Journalists Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison
The wives of the imprisoned journalists have expressed their shock at the sentence. Voices internationally and within Myanmar are reacting with horror.
2018/08/08 | Global Voices
Mahathir's First 100 Days: Only Marginal Progress on Free Speech
Some independent news websites have been unblocked, but a Kuala Lumpur-based journalism organization says 'violations against freedom of expression are still occurring.'
2018/08/07 | Global Voices
More Reasons Why Chinese Accusations of Western Media Bias Fall Short
Further analysis of Chinese claims that it is victimized by Western media bias fails to prove much beyond the commitment of English-language journalists to document human rights violations in China.
2018/08/03 | Global Voices
Here's Why Chinese Accusations of Western Media Bias Fall Short
China often claims to be the victim of biased coverage by the Western media, but an analysis of media behavior fails to prove the hypothesis.
2018/07/27 | Global Voices
CAMBODIA: Campaigning to Keep Voters' Fingers Clean Ahead of Dirty Elections
Supports of the dissolved opposition party are urging voters to boycott Sunday's general election.
2018/07/27 | Global Voices
HONG KONG: Trapped in 'Slash' Land, Workers Struggle for Gig Economy Freedom
Hong Kong's media appears to rejoice in the city's embrace of the gig economy, but the reality is more bleak.
2018/07/25 | Global Voices
Fear and Censorship in China Following Latest Vaccine Scandal
The low-quality vaccines have not been shown to harm anyone, but citizens are outraged as another scandal has rocked China's pharmaceutical companies. And internet censors are out in full force.
2018/07/10 | Global Voices
Is Your Phone Spying on You? Inside Chinese Camera Backdoors
Chinese internet giant Tencent was quick to defend a 'feature' in which a smartphone camera self-activates when messaging apps are opened, leaving the country's mobile users worried.