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Velusami Raju, father of the Zion Church suicide blast victim Ramesh Raju, shows a photo of his son on a mobile phone at his house, in Kattankudy, Sri Lanka, 26 April 2019, LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images

Opinions about media restrictions after bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, massive protests against Hong Kong’s extradition law, defamation and criminal charges for critics of Myanmar’s military, Singapore’s ‘Orwellian’ anti-fake news bill, and Brunei’s controversial Sharia Law takes effect.

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa (C) gives a statement after posting bail at a regional trial court in Manila, 14 February 2019, NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images

Our Asia-Pacific editor Mong Palatino looks back at a busy month for freedom of expression in the Asia-Pacific region.

Mark Zuckerberg, Founder and CEO of Facebook., Guillaume Paumier, CC-BY.

An open letter to Mark Zuckerberg from 88 rights groups is calling for a transparent appeal process for user content that is restricted on Facebook.

Female journalists stand to protest against the sexual harassment at the workplaces as part of the #MeToo campaign, New Delhi, India, 13 October 2018, Mohd Zakir/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

#MeToo inspires Indian journalists to speak out, Vietnamese blogger ‘Mother Mushroom’ released, Hong Kong’s freedoms under threat, Sri Lanka’s political crisis, and more

A motorcyclist rides past a billboard featuring an image of Pakistan's cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan, head of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (Movement for Justice) party, a day after the general election in Islamabad, 26 July 2018, AAMIR QURESHI/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistanis and Cambodians vote amid claims of irregularities; Chinese poet Liu Xia is free; Malaysia withdraws sedition cases against cartoonist Zunar; disappointing court rulings in Burma and Indonesia; and Singapore holds its 10th Pink Dot LGBTQI+ event.

Randy Risling/Toronto Star via Getty Images

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has opened the bill for public consultation

Supporters of a coalition of hard-line religious parties gather at a rally at Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, Pakistan 13 May 2018, Rana Sajid Hussain/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Digital Rights Foundation is urging Twitter to stop misinformation, abuse and trolling on its platform.

The South Korean Workers confederation holds a women's day event highlighting the #MeToo Campaign at Gwanghwamoon Square in Seoul, 8 March 2018, Seung-il Ryu/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Regional round-up: Some backlashes against marches by women’s groups across Asia-Pacific, a surge in social media censorship in China, Sri Lanka’s state of emergency, journalist killings in India, and passage of repressive laws are highlighted.