Read this NY Times opinion about the Saudi crown prince's imprisonment of women's rights activists.
Vietnam adopts law that requires companies such as Facebook and Google to store their data in the country. Read in NYT.
Despite sending Venezuela into a downward authoritarianism spiral, Maduro is seeking reelection. Read in the Guardian.
Kyaw Soe Oo & Wa Lone are 2 brave Burmese reporters jailed for exposing violence against Rohingya. Read in New Yorker.
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, is consolidating power by expelling foreign critics. Read in NY Times.
Read this piece from Foreign Policy that argues Burma's other minority groups will be targeted next, after the Rohingya.
Read HRF Chief Strategy Officer Alex Gladstein's piece on the peace talks in TIME.
Malaysia's anti-fake news law is a serious threat to freedom of expression in the country. Read about this case in NPR.
Read about pro-democracy professor Benny Tai's journey as an activist on the News Lens.