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Will China’s detention of feminist activists shut the movement up or make it louder?

The continued detention of five activists arrested ahead of International Women's Day could be a turning point for Chinese feminists -- for better or worse, writes Jemimah Steinfeld

Under cyber attack: an interview with Lobsang Sangay, Tibet’s exiled political leader

Under cyber attack: an interview with Lobsang Sangay, Tibet’s exiled political leader

Tibet’s leader-in-exile discusses his Buddhist approach to digital security, and why he still holds hope for the future of the internet

Stricter and subtler: how China has ramped up instant messaging censorship

Stricter and subtler: how China has ramped up instant messaging censorship

The chat application LINE has strengthened its censorship methods in mainland China by targeting phrases and word combinations.

China: Chen Xiwo banned book published in English

China: Chen Xiwo banned book published in English

Chen Xiwo, described as “one of China’s most outspoken voices on freedom of expression for writers” by Asia Sentinel, has spoken about how he challenged the Chinese government’s decision to censor his latest book ahead of its launch in English.

The “slippery slope” of Chinese literary censorship

The “slippery slope” of Chinese literary censorship

American journalist Evan Osnos says he turned down the opportunity to publish a copy of his new book in China because censors asked for almost a quarter to be struck out. The case highlights the dilemma writers face publishing in a country now hungry for western works, reports Dinah Gardner

A meme is worth a thousand (banned) words in China

A meme is worth a thousand (banned) words in China

Comedic memes are the Achille’s heel of Chinese internet censors. Jemimah Steinfeld reports

Good sports: Which free-speech offending countries should we blow the whistle on?

Good sports: Which free-speech offending countries should we blow the whistle on?

Against the backdrop of the World Cup in Brazil, we ask how, during global sporting events, should we respond to countries that repress their citizen's free expression? Should we engage or ignore?

China: Censors work overtime for Tiananmen anniversary

China: Censors work overtime for Tiananmen anniversary

"Keep quiet and carry on" is the slogan that can best describe China’s take on the approaching 25th anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, Francine Stone reports

Laos: Crony scheme in control of press and civil society

Laos: Crony scheme in control of press and civil society

People forget, as they rarely do with Vietnam or China, that Laos is still a communist state with complete control over the press and civil society. Helen Clark reports

Revealed: The British exports that crush free expression

Revealed: The British exports that crush free expression

The Arab Spring has not stopped Britain from helping crush free expression by selling crowd control ammunition to authoritarian states including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain. Alex Stevenson reports

Inside the Hong Kong museum dedicated to the Tiananmen Square massacre

Inside the Hong Kong museum dedicated to the Tiananmen Square massacre

The June 4 Memorial Museum confronts China’s recent past in an honest, open way

Chinese youth hit hardest by government moves to ban popular US TV series online

Chinese youth hit hardest by government moves to ban popular US TV series online

Chinese fans of American TV have been dealt a serious blow after some of their favorite shows were removed from the country’s main video streaming websites. Jemimah Steinfeld reports on the withdrawal symptoms of the country's youths

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