Former OFF speaker Maria Toorpakai continues to advance women's rights under threat of the Taliban. Read in NPR.
In Nicaragua, Ortega's regime is using violence against peaceful protesters. Watch the video on NY Times.
Vietnam adopts law that requires companies such as Facebook and Google to store their data in the country. Read in NYT.
Malaysia's anti-fake news law is a serious threat to freedom of expression in the country. Read about this case in NPR.
President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte, is consolidating power by expelling foreign critics. Read in NY Times.
Read this NY Times opinion about the Saudi crown prince's imprisonment of women's rights activists.
Read HRF Chief Strategy Officer Alex Gladstein's piece on the peace talks in TIME.
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.