Stories about South-Asia from May, 2015
We condemn the recent murders of bloggers and call on authorities to ensure that those responsible for these killings are brought to justice.
Media lawyer and human rights expert Nani Jansen gives an overview of censorship and online speech regulation across the globe.
This week saw the third killing of a Bangladeshi blogger in 2015. In other news, China and Russia conspire on cybersecurity, and Iran blocks women (and Justin Bieber) on Instagram.
Das promoted critical thinking about religion, which sparked the ire of Islamic hardliners in Bangladesh. He was hacked to death by a group of masked people with machetes.