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2016/09/29 | Edward White

Singapore to Jail Teenage Blogger

Controversial Singaporean blogger Amos Yee has been sentenced 38 days in prison for ‘intending to wound religious feelings.’

2016/10/03 | Edward White

Popular Political Blog Goes Offline in China

Another day, another politically sensitive website disappears in China.

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.

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.

2021/05/31 | Voice of America

Malaysia Ramps Up Harassment of Government Critics, Rights Groups Say

Rights groups say police investigations into journalists, protesters, and opposition lawmakers have picked up since the country entered a state of emergency in January.

2020/09/21 | Deutsche Welle

US Judge Halts Ban on Wechat Downloads

A federal judge delayed the Trump administration's ban hours before it was due to take effect, citing concerns over free speech. Owned by Chinese tech giant TenCent, WeChat has around 19 million active daily users in the United States.

2016/06/22 | Bing-sheng Lee

Thai Military Blasted for Campaign Against Human Rights Advocates

Activists face five years in prison for exposing torture by Thailand’s military.

2016/06/27 | Edward White

Activists Seek Answers as China Detains Bloggers

Human rights activists call for answers as bloggers who exposed protests in China go missing.

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.

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.

2016/10/13 | Edward White

Report Slams Malaysia’s Crackdown on Free Speech, Political Dissent

An international human rights watchdog has slammed Malaysia’s ongoing crackdown on free speech and political dissent.

2016/10/13 | Malaysiakini

Malaysia Cautioned on Copying Singapore Internet Control Model

'It is not just incumbent upon Malaysians but also companies such as Google, Facebook and Yahoo!'

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.