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When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
August 28, 2018
When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
Can free expression and journalistic freedoms thrive in Bhutan?
When Freedom of Expression Isn't Free: Journalism, Facebook, and Censorship in Bhutan
<em>Padmaavat</em> and Beyond: India is Being Terrorized by Those Intolerant of Movies With Mythical Female Figures
January 28, 2018
Padmaavat and Beyond: India is Being Terrorized by Those Intolerant of Movies With Mythical Female Figures
The Karni Sena's furor reveals India's contemporary struggles with free expression and bigoted chauvinism.
Padmaavat and Beyond: India is Being Terrorized by Those Intolerant of Movies With Mythical Female Figures
Singapore's Intolerance of Dissent in the Spotlight as Police Take on a 'Recalcitrant' Activist
December 29, 2017
Singapore's Intolerance of Dissent in the Spotlight as Police Take on a 'Recalcitrant' Activist
Jolovan Wham's treatment at the hands of Singaporean authorities highlights the PAP's anxieties.
Singapore's Intolerance of Dissent in the Spotlight as Police Take on a 'Recalcitrant' Activist
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
October 30, 2017
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
An ordinance and bill in Rajasthan threatens India's free press and highlights worrying trends.
A Game of Votes in India: Gag Orders Precede Elections in Rajasthan
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
October 05, 2017
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
Can the Indian media take on those who'd see dissenters -- like Gauri Lankesh -- silenced?
Silencing Dissenters in India: Can the Media Fight Back? 
In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears
June 21, 2017
In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears
Was a raid on NDTV's offices earlier this month politically motivated?
In India, Raids Targeting a Prominent News Agency Spark Censorship Fears
Sex and Sensibility: India's Censor Board and Overreach
April 09, 2017
Sex and Sensibility: India's Censor Board and Overreach
Indian censorship of film continues apace.
Sex and Sensibility: India's Censor Board and Overreach
Bela Bhatia's Story Highlights Ongoing Problems in India's Chhattisgarh
February 02, 2017
Bela Bhatia's Story Highlights Ongoing Problems in India's Chhattisgarh
An Indian researcher is accosted by a mob in Chhattisgarh, highlighting ongoing rights challenges.
Bela Bhatia's Story Highlights Ongoing Problems in India's Chhattisgarh
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
September 03, 2016
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
Anna Neistat, who visited Uzbekistan in the aftermath of the 2005 Andijan massacre, reflects on Islam Karimov's death.
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
Ending Torture of Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam
July 12, 2016
Ending Torture of Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam
So much more needs to be done if ending torture in Vietnam is ever likely to become a reality.
Ending Torture of Prisoners of Conscience in Vietnam
Securing Cyberspace: China Leading the Way in Cyber Sovereignty
May 18, 2016
Securing Cyberspace: China Leading the Way in Cyber Sovereignty
The recent leaks of China’s elites’ personal information will harden Beijing’s stance on cyber sovereignty.
Securing Cyberspace: China Leading the Way in Cyber Sovereignty
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
May 14, 2016
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
In a first, a female journalist in Pakistan has been "disappeared," allegedly by Pakistani intelligence.
Zeenat Shahzadi's Story: A Young Reporter, 'Disappeared' in Pakistan
Why is TeliaSonera Leaving the Eurasian Telecom Market?
September 24, 2015
Why is TeliaSonera Leaving the Eurasian Telecom Market?
Business in Eurasia proved to be neither easy nor clean.
Why is TeliaSonera Leaving the Eurasian Telecom Market?
Why Are Secular Bloggers Being Killed in Bangladesh?
August 11, 2015
Why Are Secular Bloggers Being Killed in Bangladesh?
In Bangladesh, merely blogging about secular ideas if proving to be deadly.
Why Are Secular Bloggers Being Killed in Bangladesh?
Exile From Extremism in Bangladesh: A Conversation with Ananya Azad
July 02, 2015
Exile From Extremism in Bangladesh: A Conversation with Ananya Azad
The Diplomat's Sanjay Kumar speaks with Ananya Azad about freedom of expression in Bangladesh.
Exile From Extremism in Bangladesh: A Conversation with Ananya Azad
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