Featured stories about South-Asia
Stories about South-Asia
25 November 2015
10 September 2015
As communications shutdowns continue in India, China censors frogs, umbrellas, and Winnie the Pooh memes and Russia makes foreign companies store their data locally (except Twitter).
20 August 2015
Censorship spikes in Turkey and Tunisia, net neutrality takes a hit in Mexico, and Germany puts food porn under copyright lock-and-key.
13 August 2015
11 August 2015
"To demand action and accountability from the state, Rilwan’s well-wishers started the #FindMoyameehaa campaign – the first of its kind in the Maldives."
7 August 2015
"How many more bloggers must be murdered before the government acts decisively to stem the violence and impunity?"
India's overreaching ban on pornography sites was lifted less than a week after it was laid down, in the wake of heavy criticism. But the mockery of government continues.
6 August 2015
One Facebook user threatened to choke her. Two days later, on August 4, Inji Pennu's Facebook account was suspended.
3 August 2015
"What the **** are community standards if they cannot take down a page purely abusive in nature, harassing a woman using her photos and other personal details?"
29 July 2015
The Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. A recent executive decree from Peru’s government compels all telecommunications companies...