Hackers Target State-Run Voice of Vietnam After Reports Critical of Popular Livestreamer — Radio Free Asia

A state-run news outlet in Vietnam was hacked a day after it published two reports critical of a YouTuber famous for exposing fraud among the country’s celebrities, local media reported. Nguyen Phuong Hang has become well known in Vietnam, for her videos and livestreams that targeted several of the country’s entertainment personalities and a doctor […]

Anonymous Hacker-Turned-Political Blogger ‘Detained, Tortured’ in Shanghai — Radio Free Asia

Authorities in China have detained the anonymous author of the Program-Think politics blog, who evaded government surveillance for around 12 years, subjecting him to brutal interrogations in a bid to gain a “confession,” RFA has learned. “Program-Think’s family is asking for help,” a comment posted to his blog dated May 24 said. “Last week, he […]

Anonymous Hacker-Turned-Political Blogger ‘Detained, Tortured’ in Shanghai — Radio Free Asia

Authorities in China have detained the anonymous author of the Program-Think politics blog, who evaded government surveillance for around 12 years, subjecting him to brutal interrogations in a bid to gain a “confession,” RFA has learned. “Program-Think’s family is asking for help,” a comment posted to his blog dated May 24 said. “Last week, he […]

Myanmar Junta Forces Ram Protesters With Cars, Fire on Churches — Radio Free Asia

Security forces in Myanmar’s largest city are ramming unarmed protesters using unmarked vehicles in what activists said was a new tactic to quell more than four months of anti-junta demonstrations. At least six people, including a university mathematics lecturer, were arrested in Mandalay Monday after a group of protesters including Yadanarbon University students were knocked down by […]

Myanmar Junta Forces Ram Protesters With Cars, Fire on Churches — Radio Free Asia

Security forces in Myanmar’s largest city are ramming unarmed protesters using unmarked vehicles in activists said was a new tactic to quell more than four months of anti-junta demonstrations. At least six people, including a university mathematics lecturer, were arrested in Mandalay Monday after a group of protesters including Yadanarbon University students were knocked down by a […]

Uyghur Billionaire Jailed For 20 Years Over Charitable Donations — Radio Free Asia

A Uyghur entrepreneur in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) was jailed for 20 years for “supporting terrorists” for donations he gave to the wives and children of Uyghur prisoners, sources in the region told RFA. Iminjan Rahmitulla founder of a shopping mall and one of the founders of the famous Grand Bazaar in Kashgar […]

Uyghur Billionaire Jailed For 20 Years Over Charitable Donations — Radio Free Asia

A Uyghur entrepreneur in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) was jailed for 20 years for “supporting terrorists” for donations he gave to the wives and children of Uyghur prisoners, sources in the region told RFA. Iminjan Rahmitulla founder of a shopping mall and one of the founders of the famous Grand Bazaar in Kashgar […]