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A man shows his finger marked with indelible ink after casting his ballot in Srinagar, Kashmir, India, 18 April 2019, Yawar Nazir/Getty Images

SFLC.in said that a ‘Digital Rights Reform Agenda’ is missing in the program of most political parties in India.

A shopkeeper speaks on her mobile phone during a festival, in Chennai, Madras, India, 10 October 2018, ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images

The petition says that the TikTok app promotes “degrading culture and encourages pornography.”

Young women look at their smartphones, in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, 22 February 2018, Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

China’s social media crackdown, a surge in worrying defamation cases in Southeast Asia, press freedom violations during Bangladesh polls, encryption legislation in Australia, and transgender bill opposition in India.

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.

Supporters of detained journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo march during a rally in Yangon, Burma demanding for their release, 1 September 2018,  -/AFP/Getty Images

Protests take place in Burma, Bangladesh, Cambodia, and West Papua; new laws threaten online free expression in Malaysia, Bangladesh, and Nepal; and same-sex relations decriminalized in India, as Hong Kong starts process of recognising same-sex spouses in visa proceedings.

Government of Argentina

In advance of their meeting in Argentina, civil society organizations from around the world are calling on the leaders of G20 countries to commit to building a digital ecosystem that centres human rights.

Students use the internet to check results of standard examinations, New Delhi, India, 2018, Sanchit Khanna/Hindustan Times via Getty Images

Data from the Rajasthan Home Department revealed unreported internet shutdowns in India

Journalist Ravish Kumar (2nd from the right) appears with other panelists during a book launch in New Delhi, India, 4 June 2016; Kumar and others have said they face crippling levels of online hate and harassment, Parveen Negi/India Today Group/Getty Images

Civil society groups write about their concern over the handling of group messages by online messaging services.