Stories about Freedom of Speech from June, 2021
Myanmar navy deserters speak out against military regime
"The soldiers we saw when we were young were loved by the people. But what they are doing now is just opposite of what I believe and ... want to be."
Remembering Tiananmen in Hong Kong: An increasingly risky act of resistance
Despite all the legal threats, Hongkongers are finding their own ways to commemorate June 4.
New report highlights ongoing pressure on Ukrainian activists and rights defenders
In the first quarter of 2021, physical attacks, destruction or damage to activists’ property, and attempted intimidation of human rights defenders were the most common, in addition to digital threats.
Twitter vs India: The battle of BJP and Congress over a ‘fake toolkit’ on COVID-19
Twitter expressed concern about the “use of intimidation tactics by the police” and “the potential threat to freedom of expression” for the Indian users.
Omanis stage rare protests demanding jobs and end to corruption
In the largest rallies since 2011, protests broke out across Oman for several days, leading to speedy employment policy by Sultan Haitham, who faces his first bout of dissent.