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Foreign investment in Southasia’s telecoms, restrictions on protests in the Maldives and more  

Southasiasphere: Issue #10 - Updates and analysis from around the region.

| Jul 24, 2020

And then they came for my Instagram filter

Nepal’s proposed regulations on social media have troubling implications for journalism and free speech.

| Feb 20, 2019

Southasia’s free speech conundrum

How the misuse of social and mainstream media contribute to misperceptions and violence.

| Feb 09, 2015

Drawing a line: Pakistan’s jihad against the internet

Urooj Zia examines Pakistan’s cascading clamp-down on its citizens’ access to the internet and the worrying precedents it sets

| Jul 25, 2013

The woman who pretended to be who she was (online)

As the internet changes, it challenges us to ask who we really are both online and offline

| Jul 15, 2013

Digital native

Online networks have only marginally promoted civil society activism in Southasia

| Jul 11, 2013

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