FORUM-ASIA’s report on free speech in Thailand demonstrates the lengths the military will go to in order to protect a system based on patronage, money and outsized influence as activists find increasingly creative ways to push back.
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The UN has become the latest organisation to condemn Thailand’s lèse majesté laws that prevent criticism of the royal family. Will the new king take any notice?
Freedom of expression is under assault in Thailand. Will the Thai people be able to overcome this oppression?
Fake news dominates Indonesia’s social media channels, prompting the government to step up measures to stop the misinformation that has already had dire effects on the country’s political landscape.
Amos Yee is the dissident who made a name for himself with his controversial and seditious online postings, now sitting in an American jail hoping for asylum. He showed considerable skill in connecting with the public, but his sad and ill-thought-out message was always going to be his downfall.
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Dung Phan On a Sunday morning, more than 100,000 Cambodians from all corners of the country made their way to Phnom Penh to accompany…
Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Dung Phan “Things can’t be changed overnight,” is a true motto when it comes to media reform in Myanmar. Even when the party of…