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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.

A man attending the Frankfurt Book Fair holds up a piece of paper inscribed with the words: 'Where is (Chinese activist and writer) Tan Zuoren?' during the speech of Chinese vice President Xi Jinping in Frankfurt, Germany, 13 October 2009, JOHN MACDOUGALL/AFP/Getty Images

The proposed amendments will allow the transfer of “fugitives” from Hong Kong to mainland China.

Journalists and activists stage a protest calling to defend press freedom on January 19, 2018, in suburban Quezon City in Metro Manila, Philippines., Jes Aznar/Getty Images

Hong Kong’s free speech under attack, media restrictions at APEC summit, Rappler indicted, Shahidul Alam freed on bail, Pakistan court overturns blasphemy conviction, and disappointing referendum loss for same-sex marriage advocates in Taiwan.

Shadow of political cartoonist Badiucao projected on a 'tiger chair' - used to interrogate detainees - in place of his art show, which was cancelled by authorities, Hong Kong, 2 November 2018, ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

Activists, artists, and journalists perceived to be critical against China are increasingly facing harassment in Hong Kong

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

Financial Times editor Victor Mallet speaks at the Great Debates series as part of the Shanghai Literary Festival, China, 21 March 2017, Financial Times/flickr

Hong Kong has refused to renew the visa of British journalist Victor Mallet, who is also the vice president of the Foreign Correspondents’ Club.

A man flicks through his newspaper in a cafe in Hong Kong under a television showing China's President Xi Jinping giving a speech at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, 18 October 2017, ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images

The Hong Kong Journalists Association (HKJA) has released its annual report on press freedom. HKJA chairperson Chris Yeung says that Hong Kong residents feel increasingly that the “China factor” has caused shrinkage of the room for free speech and free press.

Current federal opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim waves a Malaysian flag during a rally after his release in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 16 May 2018, ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images

Malaysia’s ruling party defeated, bomb attacks kill nine Afghan journalists, holding Facebook accountable and a movement to counter sexism.