Stories about South-Asia from April, 2017
Indian Government Bans 22 Social Media Platforms in Kashmir including Facebook, WhatsApp
"By presenting the other side to the Kashmir storyline, the locals once again were able to own....the highly complex and conflicted Kashmir narrative."
Netizen Report: Censorship Spikes in India, Subsides in Cameroon
The Internet is back on in English-speaking Cameroon, while social media has been shut down in Kashmir. Journalists in Maldives mourn the stabbing death of a blogger.
Maldives Blogger and Activist Yameen Rasheed Stabbed to Death
“So-called 'Paradise on Earth' has no public safety for its citizens. Tomorrow, it could be me, you, or any of us," wrote a Facebook user.
Indian Techies Work To Detect Fake WhatsApp And Facebook messages
Many of the new users do not yet know how to differentiate between authentic sources and fake or malicious ones.
Criminal Case Against Indian Poet Provokes Controversy Over Speech Rights
The poem was posted on Facebook on World Poetry Day — but its verses were not welcomed by everyone.