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2018/10/19 | The Interpreter
OPINION: Hong Kongers Giving Up as Housing Breaks the Camel's Back
Hong Kongers are talking about emigrating as it becomes increasingly clear there is nothing 'special' about this administrative region of the PRC.
2017/05/23 | Kirsten Han
Waiting for Answers after 30 Years: Singapore’s Operation Spectrum
Operation Spectrum’s impact was immediate, writes Kirsten Han. Fear and paranoia spread across Singapore’s tiny civil society.
2016/08/24 | Edward White
‘That’s a Couple of Weeks in Jail’ – Singaporean Blogger Tweets During Trial
Controversial blogger Amos Yee has pleaded guilty to two lighter charges, but still faces up to three years behind bars after turning down a plea bargain to charges of offending religious beliefs of Singaporeans.
2017/02/22 | Olivia Yang
INTERVIEW: Fighting a Country with Words, 4 Years a Chinese Prisoner
'The history of mankind has gone on for thousands of years, and that of the Communist Party only a few decades. Perhaps one day when they collapse, your books will still exist.'
2017/05/03 | Oiwan Lam
High-Profile Chinese Blogger Arrested for Online Comments, After Years of Police Harassment
Well-known Chinese blogger and Twitter commenter Wu Bin (吳斌) (@xuicai1911 @秀才江湖) was arrested by Shenzhen national security police on April 27 for making online comments.
2016/06/27 | Edward White
Beijing to Discuss Cross-Border Arrests with Hong Kong
Beijing agrees to talks after Hong Kong complained about booksellers' abductions.
2017/04/13 | Oiwan Lam
How a Teenager's Mysterious Death in China is Eroding Public Trust in Authorities
The most widely shared theory is that Zhao was beaten to death by five other students for not paying protection dues of 10,000 yuan to a local group of bullies.
2016/12/24 | Kirsten Han
BREAKING: Singaporean Blogger Detained Seeking Asylum in United States
Teen blogger Amos Yee made headlines again and again with two convictions for wounding religious feelings in two years in Singapore. Now, he's spending Christmas in an adult correctional facility while seeking asylum in the U.S.
2016/09/02 | Yuan-ling Liang
‘Taiwan is not Chinese Taipei’ Banner Ripped Down by Baseball Officials
The Chinese Taipei Baseball Association has been accused of ripping down pro-Taiwan independence banners at an international baseball game.
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.
After the King’s Death, Thailand’s Skin Is Getting Thinner
After the king’s death, the crackdown on Thailand’s civil society has intensified. In a video that captured the gut-wrenching spectacle, a woman is forced to kneel in public before a picture of the king after supposedly posting critical remarks of the late king online.
2016/10/27 | Noahlyn Maranan
'Dutertard' and Online Politics in the Philippines
Are online spaces opening up politics in the Philippines? Noahlyn Maranan takes a look.
2016/09/20 | Malaysiakini
Former Journalist Arrested for Islam Tweet in Malaysia
A former journalist was arrested for allegedly insulting Islam on Twitter.
2015/07/25 | 阿Ken
Taipei City Mayor Apologizes to Arrested Student Protesters and Reporters
The arresting of the reporters protesting alterations made to curriculum guidelines has initiated controversy concerning freedom of the press.
2016/08/25 | Edward White
UPDATE: Amos Yee Pleads Guilty to Three Charges of ‘Wounding Religious Feelings’
'Prosecutor said I didn't have to wound religious feelings to have intended to wound religious feelings.'
2016/06/23 | Edward White
Hong Kong No Longer a Safe Place to Criticize China
'No One is Safe.' Does the Causeway Bay booksellers saga spell the end for China’s ‘one-country two-systems’ and pose a serious threat for foreigners in Hong Kong?
2016/01/05 | 阿Ken
Survey Shows Many Chinese Students in Taiwan Don't Think Taiwan Has A Democratic System
Among the foreign students surveyed, most consider staying in Taiwan for future plans and a large number agree they enjoy freedom of speech here. Yet less than half of the Chinese students surveyed think there is a democratic system in Taiwan.