Blackout and landslide: 100 days without internet in Kashmir and election victory in Hong Kong

Recent articles in Asia & Pacific

Lahore, Pakistan, 16 April 2021. Supporters of the Islamist political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) block a street during a protest after their leader was detained following his calls for the expulsion of the French ambassador, ARIF ALI/AFP via Getty Images

Bytes For All condemns social media suspension across Pakistan

Social media sites were suspended to counter the protests from the members and allies of a religious group in Pakistan.

A government newspaper staff member holds a placard as her colleagues take to the streets to protest against the military coup and demand the release of Aung San Suu Kyi, Yangon, Myanmar, 11 February 2021, Santosh Krl/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

CPJ sends letter calling on Myanmar government to release all journalists

There are at least 25 journalists in detention in Myanmar, many of them without charge or access to legal counsel.

Passengers on a railway coach browse their mobile phones, near Delhi, India, 21 March 2021, Avishek Das/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images

EFF: India’s strict rules for online intermediaries undermine freedom of expression

The Electronic Frontier Foundation said India’s 2021 Rules restrict companies’ discretion in moderating their own platforms and create new possibilities for government surveillance of citizens.