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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.'
2018/01/18 | Kirsten Han
Does Singapore Really Need a 'Fake News' Law?
There are plenty of constraints on free expression in Singapore and fake news appears yet to be a problem.
2017/10/10 | Mong Palatino
Is Free Speech an ‘Empty Promise’ in Singapore?
An artist and political activist was standing alone before the Parliament House, holding a mirror as an act of performance art. He was led away by the police and detained until he posted bail the next day.
2017/09/13 | Mong Palatino
Free Media Fighting to Stay Alive in Cambodia amid Hun Sen's Latest Crackdown
One daily newspaper, two foreign media services and three local radio stations are among those under threat.
2017/09/07 | Oiwan Lam
China and the End of Anonymous
'Most online comments on the regulation have been hidden on social media — some threads show only two comments out of hundreds, while on others the comment section has been shut down. The majority of comments do not appear on a search.'
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.
2017/04/20 | Mong Palatino
Thailand Tells Internet Users to Unfollow Junta Critics on Social Media — Or Face Consequences
The government told Thai Internet users to stop following and sharing posts from the social media accounts of three overseas critics of the military-backed government
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.
2017/01/05 | Edward White
Chinese Bloggers Who Exposed Thousands of Protests Remain in Detention, No Trial
Two Chinese bloggers who detailed thousands of public protests await formal charges six months after being detained. There have also been reports of torture.
2016/12/29 | Kirsten Han
Amos Yee Awaits Appearance before US Immigration Judge
Singaporean teenage blogger Amos Yee remains detained in the United States while his application for political asylum is referred to an immigration judge.
2016/11/19 | Kirsten Han
Singapore, Solidarity and the Need for Organising
All across the world democracy seems to be taking a hit. We need to push back and reclaim the space for civil society, for activism, and most importantly, for each other, writes Kirsten Han in Singapore.
2016/10/22 | Malaysiakini
Singapore Blogger Amos Yee Prison Abuse Claims to be Investigated
Singapore authorities will look into alleged abuse of jailed blogger Amos Yee.