Mong Palatino · April, 2015

Activist and former two-term member of the Philippine House of Representatives. Blogging since 2004 at mongster's nest. Joined Global Voices in 2006.

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Latest posts by Mong Palatino from April, 2015

Singaporean Teenager Arrested for Making Videos Deemed ‘Offensive’

"Apart from the problems of using handcuffs on minors, is this really a proportional response to a YouTube video?"

Vietnamese Netizens Are Getting Bolder Online, Despite Tough Laws

"Thanks to social media it has become possible and even trendsetting to publicly question the Communist Party’s legitimacy."

Malaysian Cartoonist Vows to Continue Fighting Government Abuses Despite Sedition Charges

"I will not keep quiet. How can I be neutral, even my pen has a stand!"

Malaysia’s New Law Targets Online Sedition

"This latest curtailment of freedom of expression further restricts public discourse and will create a void in Malaysian social media and a deafening silence in news forums."

Thailand’s New Security Law ‘Annihilates Freedom of Expression’

Thailand's military-backed government lifted martial law in the country but signed a new order which gave broad powers to army personnel.

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