Coup and civil disobedience in Myanmar, farmers’ protests, and #MeToo victory in India

Recent articles in Asia & Pacific

Ahead of Nobel Prize, #HoldTheLine Coalition demands charges against Maria Ressa be dropped

“The government’s relentless and retaliatory campaign against Ressa serves a sole purpose: to silence independent journalism and curtail the free flow of information in the country,” said the #HoldTheLine steering committee.

#MeToo in China, prisoner release in Cambodia, and landmark legislation in Pakistan

November 2021 in Asia-Pacific: A free expression round up produced by IFEX’s regional editor Mong Palatino, based on IFEX member reports and news from the region.

How China’s Huawei technology is being used to censor news halfway across the world

The Committee to Protect Journalists spoke to researchers who tracked the use of Huawei equipment known as middleboxes in the internet networks of 72 countries, 18 of which were using the devices to block news or other websites.