Stories about East Asia from August, 2020
Moderate globally, impact locally: A series on content moderation in the Global South
''Even as the platforms have grown and spread around the world, the center of gravity of these debates continues to revolve around D.C. and San Francisco.''
Who are the 6 Hong Kong activists wanted by the police under Beijing's national security law?
All of the wanted activists live overseas. One of them, Samuel Chu, has been a citizen of the United States since 1995.
Amid threats of mass arrest, Filipino protesters rally during Duterte’s State of the Nation Address
Defying threats of arrests, thousands protested President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address to condemn the slow, incompetent and militarist government response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A city shackled: How Beijing’s security law transformed Hong Kong in one short month
In just one month, Hong Kong sees the criminalization of speech, political purges of dissidents, the suspension of upcoming elections and vanishing press freedoms.