Stories about East Asia from January, 2017
"It is not appropriate that a citizen who criticises someone more powerful should face legal action of this kind."
"I think it’s just a very shady business practice to try to gather as much data as you can without asking for permission."
The Chinese government has been blocking some VPN services in China since 2015, but the current policy has officially made unregistered VPN and web-hosting services illegal.
"In a time of chaos, we must distinguish right from wrong; when society is restless, we must stick to reason and fairness."
Twenty-six-year-old journalist Zhao Sile won a Hong Kong Human Rights Press Award for her 2016 story, "The Fate of Chinese Rights NGOs."