Stories about South-Asia from December, 2017
From Internet Blackouts to Violent Attacks, South Asia Saw New Threats to Free Expression Online in 2017
In 2017, South Asian countries faced growing challenges in the field of internet freedom, censorship, and freedom of expression.
Human rights activist Raza Mehmood Khan, who was working to build peace between Pakistan and India, went missing after an event in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
Information released by the Telecom Regulatory Commission revealed that from 2015 onward 13 websites had been blocked, including a number of websites publishing political news, and a few pornographic sites.