This Australian Baby Boy Has Spent His Whole Life Trapped In China’s Police State. Now His Dad Wants Him Out.
The 18-month-old boy’s Australian father is fighting to be reunited with his family.
Meet The Iranian Influencers Whose Livelihoods Will Be Stripped Away By A Ban On Instagram
One of the last remaining major social networks in Iran has become a haven for free expression and opportunity for women. That’s put it in the sights of the regime.
Hackers From Iran Are Reportedly Stealing People’s Travel And Mobile Data In The Middle East
The previously undetected group — dubbed APT39 — is thought to be providing information to the Iranian government.
Release Detained Canadians Now, Former Foreign Ministers, Diplomats And Academics Tell China In Open Letter
Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in December, apparently in retaliation for the arrest of a Huawei executive in Canada.
LinkedIn Censored The Profile Of Another Critic Of The Chinese Government
Peter Humphrey's profile was only restored in China after BuzzFeed News contacted Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, which said the page had been removed in error. It's the second such incident in a week.
LinkedIn Censored A Pro-Democracy Activist’s Profile In China
"I feel threatened and outraged," Zhou Fengsuo, who left China after the Tiananmen Square protests, told BuzzFeed News.
The Histories Of Today's Wars Are Being Written On Facebook And YouTube. But What Happens When They Get Taken Down?
Investigators depend on photos and videos posted online from war zones. But takedowns by Facebook and YouTube are putting the war crimes prosecutions of the future at risk.
Please Welcome China’s WeChat To The #Resistance
Negative articles and comments about Trump were censored on the Chinese internet as recently as this summer. But now the floodgates appear to be open.
China Vowed There'd Be Consequences For The Arrest Of A Senior Tech Executive. Now Two Canadians Have Been Detained.
The detentions come after Canada arrested a senior Huawei executive.
Want To Know What Saudis Really Think About Khashoggi? You Won’t Find Out On Twitter.
A month after Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance, the climate in Saudi Arabia has kept Twitter users silent.
Vietnamese Blogger "Mother Mushroom" Is On Her Way To The US After Being Released From Prison
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh, known online by her handle, was serving a decadelong sentence when she was freed on Wednesday.
An Australian Resident Returned To China — Then She Vanished
Up to a dozen Uighurs with residency in Australia have come up missing after traveling to China, activists say. One woman’s family fears the worst.
How Myanmar Could Grant Two Jailed Reuters Reporters Amnesty
Press freedom advocates are pushing for Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to make the move.
Two Women In Malaysia Have Been Caned For Having Sex In A Car
The rare public punishment has led to condemnation from LGBT and women's rights groups.
Rights Groups Are Demanding That Google Not Release A Censored Search Engine In China
A group of tech NGOs and human rights groups released an open letter to Google’s CEO urging the company not to “accommodate the Chinese authorities’ repression of dissent.”
How Facebook Failed The Rohingya In Myanmar
The UN calls Myanmar’s treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority a genocide, and says Facebook has done little to tackle hate speech. Analysis by BuzzFeed News sheds new light on Facebook's failures.
Airbnb Canceled A Competition To Win A Sleepover At The Great Wall Of China
Airbnb scrapped a competition to stay at the Great Wall after being accused on Chinese social media of being careless with a national treasure.
A Bomb Was Detonated Outside The US Embassy In Beijing
"Other than the bomber, there were no injuries," an Embassy spokesperson said.
A College Apparently Tried To Reject A Student Because Of China's "Social Credit System"
People in China are criticizing the college, saying that it was unfairly punishing a high school student over his father's actions.
Is Any Election Safe? A Report Says Chinese Hackers Targeted Cambodian Politicians
The TEMP.Periscope group targeted Cambodian politicians, media, and major figures in the opposition, a report says.