A press conference at the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee.Image: VCG via Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2018-03-14 01:54:54 UTC China’s annual “two sessions” meetings are as serious as they come when it comes to political affairs. Taking place in Beijing, the event predictably gets extensive coverage in China. Yet a viral eye roll byRead More
We all know that Poland resisted the Nazi invasion and that Poles and Polish Jews bore the brunt of the Holocaust. But the world is now finding out all about Polish complicty in the Holocaust, thanks to its government trying to ban discussion of it.
The new law, which took effect this week, promptedRead More
According to The Hong Kong Free Press, Apple is set to hand over the keys to the the accounts of iCloud users in China to a company owned by the surveillance and censorship-happy Chinese government. Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD) will take over the operation of Apple’s Chinese data center at the end of February, makingRead More
Image: RITCHIE B. TONGO/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock By Yvette Tan2017-11-07 09:06:10 UTC WhatsApp appears to be the latest social media platform to run afoul of Indonesia’s censorship rules. The populous Southeast Asian nation on Monday vowed to block WhatsApp within 48 hours, if it did not ensure that “obscene” GIFs were removed from the platform. Indonesia later droppedRead More