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2020/02/18 | Voice of America

Chinese Activist Detained After Calling on Xi Jinping to Resign

In the latest crackdown on free speech, Chinese activist Xu Zhiyong was detained after calling Xi Jinping "clueless" on the coronavirus outbreak.

2019/02/01 | Jay Lin

Award-Winning Activist Jay Lin on Sharing LGBT Stories with Asia

A landmark year for the LGBT community opened with one of Taiwan's own receiving a special award for activism.

2018/11/09 | TIME

INTERVIEW: Pussy Riot Talks Activism, Protests & Putin in Hong Kong

Pussy Riot activists were in Hong Kong to support Chinese cartoonist Badicuiao's exhibition, which was canceled due to alleged threats by the Chinese government.

2018/10/24 | New Bloom

INTERVIEW: Taiwan Labor Film Festival Screens Stories of Struggle and Solidarity

A chat with Catta Chou, curator of the 2018 Taiwan International Labor Film Festival – which is now underway in Taipei.

2017/05/25 | Kirsten Han

Singapore, It Is Time for Answers on Operation Spectrum

[OPINION] It’s high time that documents related to Operation Spectrum were declassified, and an independent Commission of Inquiry held, argues Kirsten Han.

2017/04/14 | Kuan Chen

Two Years in Jail for Calling Xi Jinping a ‘Steamed Bun’

It is a dangerous game playing fast and loose with nicknames in China, even with your friends online.

2017/03/16 | Mong Palatino

Vietnam's 'Prison Within a Prison Within a Prison'

Exiled dissident Dang Xuan Dieu recounts the horror of his imprisonment in Vietnam to Mong Palatino.

2017/03/02 | Keith Menconi

Anti-Trump Expat Activism Gears Up in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Japan

'For the modern political gadfly armed with Skype and an internet connection, distance and geography are diminishing barriers to activism.'

2017/02/06 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong Goes Global

Blacklisted in much of Asia but welcomed in Washington: as the world gets to know Joshua Wong, the 20-year-old political activist just hopes to make a difference to Hong Kong.

2016/10/28 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang

This is the first of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker'.