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Category : Asia and Pacific
The amazing banned memes from China
China is having a meme moment and it’s driving the censors mad
Sri Lankan editor fled after attempt on life
When former editor Upali Tennakoon speculates about what led to the attempt on his life in 2009, two incidents jump to mind.
Corruption report sends Maldives journalist into flight
For many tourists, the Maldives is a resort destinationin the Indian Ocean. But for journalist Zaheena Rasheed, this small island nation is home. At least, it was.
Annual appeal: Walking on the cartoon creative road
Don’t let the bullies win - help us champion the people who are fighting back. People like Freedom of Expression Awards fellows Turkey Blocks.
Annual appeal: “We no longer feel so alone”
Silence is the oppressor’s friend. Harassing those who speak out against corruption and injustice – like this year’s Freedom of Expression Awards Fellows Maldives Independent
#IndexAwards2017 fellows: “Governments don’t care about the human rights argument”
Since the Index on Censorship Awards, the 2017 fellows have been busy doing important work in their respective fields to further the cause of freedom of expression around the world
Thailand must end judicial harassment of journalist Pravit Rojanaphruk
Index on Censorship calls on Thai authorities to unconditionally drop charges against Pravit Rojanaphruk.
Index calls on UK to urge China to allow Liu Xiaobo to travel for treatment
Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and writer Liu Xiaobo, who was imprisoned since 2009 for calling for more freedom in his country, has been diagnosed with terminal liver cancer
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo’s chair is still empty
Liu Xiaobo, China's most famous free speech advocate, was released from prison last week on health grounds. Index looks back at the life and work of the Nobel laureate.
Petition challenges Pakistan’s censorship in court
Nine Pakistani citizens have filed a constitutional petition in Pakistan to challenge censorship and recent arrests of journalists and activists
Maldives: Killing of Yameen Rasheed underscores urgent need for reform
We call on the government to take all necessary measures to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are brought to justice
#IndexAwards2017: Journalists from the Maldives and Serbia describe attacks on press freedom
Thousands of miles separate the Maldives from Serbia, but Zaheena Rasheed and Stevan Dojcinovic describe similar attacks on press freedom at a panel discussion at London
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