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Indonesia hard-line Muslims protest ban on Facebook accounts

Jan 12, 2018

Muslim hard-liners have protested in Indonesia's capital against Facebook's blocking of accounts belonging to their group

China's crackdown on Uighurs spreads to even mild critics

Dec 28, 2017

Chinese authorities have not only imposed a massive crackdown on Uighur activists in the far western region of Xinjiang, but also punished even moderate critics.

Bare-bottomed Americans arrested over Thai temple photo

Nov 29, 2017

Two Americans who maintained a social media account called "Traveling Butts" have been arrested in Thailand after posting a photo of themselves at a famous Buddhist temple with their rear ends exposed

China says ex-top internet regulator under investigation

Nov 22, 2017

China's former top internet regulator and censor is being investigated by the ruling Communist Party's anti-corruption arm

Facebook knocks down Thai PM's claim of Zuckerberg meeting

Oct 19, 2017

Facebook says none of its top executives are coming to Thailand, two days after the country's military ruler announced CEO Mark Zuckerberg would meet him this month

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok announces he's a father

Sep 22, 2017

Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok has announced on social media that he's a father

China detains man for service to evade internet firewall

Sep 18, 2017

Chinese authorities detain a software developer for selling computer services that allow internet users to evade China's "Great Firewall," which blocks access to thousands of websites, from Facebook to Google

'Proof' of Rohingya-set fires in Myanmar fails inspection

Sep 12, 2017

A Buddhist abbot told reporters he had photographic proof that Rohingya Muslims had burned their own village in Myanmar, but the images were of two Hindus the journalists had met only hours before

China's ever-tighter web controls jolt companies, scientists

Sep 10, 2017

China's campaign to stamp out use technology that allows web surfers to evade its internet filters is disrupting work and study for millions of entrepreneurs, scientists and students

Videos of alleged Muslim riot in China spark online outcry

Sep 5, 2017

Chinese internet users have flooded government social media accounts with thousands of angry anti-Islamic comments after unverified videos surfaced online showing an apparent riot by members of a Muslim minority in a northern city

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