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Category : Asia and Pacific
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
Bolo Bhi: Still much work to be done to oppose Pakistan’s Cyber Crimes Bill
Bolo Bhi has been opposed to PECA from the beginning because of its potential human rights violations and threats to the right to privacy and freedom of expression
GreatFire: Chinese authorities don’t understand how the internet works
Digital activism group GreatFire talk about developments in China's approach to internet censorship.
Six sites blocked by China’s Great Firewall
Here are six sites that are regularly blocked by China's Great Firewall
Mamadali Makhmudov: Writing the truth, only truth
Arrested twice and imprisoned for 14 years, writer Mamadali Makhmudov was released in 2013 after an international outcry. He continues to be blacklisted and his works are silenced.
Malaysia: Cartoonist arrested for second time in three weeks
Malaysian cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, aka Zunar, was arrested on Saturday 17 December during a fund-raising event to recoup losses related to the seizure of 20 of his artworks.
Malaysia: Cartoonist Zunar arrested on charges of sedition
Malaysian cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, aka Zunar, was arrested on 26 November under the Sedition Act for his cartoons which are deemed insulting to the country's prime minister Najib Razak.
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