#FOEwatch in Malaysia, Hong Kong freedom in ‘tatters’, Kem Ley, and arrests in Vietnam

Recent articles in Asia & Pacific

Cambodia: Government should scrap rights-abusing national internet gateway

Civil society groups have signed a statement asking Cambodian authorities to revoke the Sub-Decree on the Establishment of the National Internet Gateway, which could broaden the government’s censorship capabilities.

Female creatives under threat in Myanmar as film maker Ma Aeint goes to jail

Film maker Ma Aeint was sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard labour for allegedly giving money to an organization that opposes the February 2021 coup in Myanmar.

Philippines: Marcos administration must demonstrate commitment to voters, enact pro-democracy reforms

Freedom House urged the next government of the Philippines to uphold democratic ideals and the rule of law, including ensuring the freedom and safety of journalists.