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Follow these Instagram accounts for a look inside the real North Korea

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 4:45PM UTC

North Korea watchers breathed a sigh of relief this week as a block on Instagram accounts within the reclusive state was lifted.

This footage of HK protest police beating has won another award

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 3:14PM UTC

It’s the kind of footage that brings a police force to its knees, and deservedly it’s winning international acclaim.

Thai junta forces cancellation of HRW event in Bangkok

By Fri, Jun 26, 2015 2:23PM UTC

Thai authorities have forced a human rights group to cancel the launch of its report on the Vietnamese government’s persecution of an ethnic minority.

North Korea removes warnings from Instagram accounts

By Thu, Jun 25, 2015 5:20PM UTC

Instagram appears to be back to normal in North Korea after a week of warnings on user accounts saying the popular photo-sharing app had been blacklisted for harmful content.

Singapore: Teen blogger Amos Yee remanded for mental health assessment

By Tue, Jun 23, 2015 6:16PM UTC

Rogue teen blogger Amos Yee has been remanded for two weeks at Singapore’s Institute of Mental Health (IMH) to assess his suitability for a mandatory treatment order (MTO).