Stories about East Asia from August, 2020
"This proposed law is to protect those in power from criticism when they commit any act of corruption and any other acts of crime."
"Khairun University should support academic freedom and free expression, not expel students peacefully expressing their views."
Upon his arrest, Hong Kong police raided the office building of his news outlets.
The past two weeks saw several disturbing cases of arrests, convictions, and raids targeting human rights activists and journalists in Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, and Vietnam.
China’s strategy to control information and its consequences has become a global concern.
An Australian university was criticized for deleting an article published on its website that urges the international community to put pressure on China for infringements on human rights in Hong Kong.
''Even as the platforms have grown and spread around the world, the center of gravity of these debates continues to revolve around D.C. and San Francisco.''