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A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia
November 10, 2018

A Grim Reality for Internet Freedom in Asia

By Allie Funk
The region is a driving force behind annual declines at the global level.

The Rapid Rise of Censorship in Southeast Asia
January 19, 2018

The Rapid Rise of Censorship in Southeast Asia

By Nithin Coca
From Myanmar to Indonesia, governments are clamping down on the internet and social media.
Cambodia’s ‘Cyber War’ Legislation Targets Online Critics
May 27, 2015

Cambodia’s ‘Cyber War’ Legislation Targets Online Critics

By Mong Palatino
As more Cambodians take to the Internet, the government looks to crack down on criticism.

Mongolian Empire 2.0? A World Conquered by Online Freedom
May 14, 2015

Mongolian Empire 2.0? A World Conquered by Online Freedom

By Julian Dierkes, Trevor Kennedy, Melanie Schweiger, Christina Toepell
Mongolia plays host to a conference on Internet freedom.

Tajikistan Cracks Down on Internet … Again
October 08, 2014

Tajikistan Cracks Down on Internet … Again

By Casey Michel
Tajik authorities have apparently blocked access to 200 sites.

North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners
September 11, 2014

North Korea Bans Wi-Fi for Foreigners

By Zachary Keck
Embassies and international organizations in North Korea will no longer be able to use Wi-Fi networks.

Malaysia Threatens to Block Facebook
August 14, 2014

Malaysia Threatens to Block Facebook

By Mong Palatino
Malaysia’s internet freedom has been threatened from several corners, as the PM assures free speech.
Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang
August 14, 2014

Wi-Fi Access Sparks Housing Boom in Pyongyang

By Tae-jun Kang
In North Korea's capital, citizens are buying up real estate near foreign embassies to access their Wi-Fi service.

Emily Parker
February 28, 2014

Emily Parker

By Justin McDonnell
The Diplomat speaks with Emily Parker about attempts at Internet censorship by authoritarian regimes at a time of rising online dissent.

What Caused China’s Internet Outage?
January 23, 2014

What Caused China’s Internet Outage?

By Shannon Tiezzi
An internet disruption Tuesday affected over 60% of Chinese users. Was it caused by hackers or China's Great Firewall?

China’s Global War Against Press Freedom
October 23, 2013

China’s Global War Against Press Freedom

Beijing has long censored domestic news. Now the CCP is aggressively targeting foreign media.

China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops
October 08, 2013

China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops

Plus, President Xi warns Taiwan that a political settlement cannot be put off forever. Monday China links.

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