Project Exile: Out of Iran, a voice for human rights

"I cannot imagine what will happen if I decide to come back. I receive death threats through e-mail and Facebook." Masih Alinejad became interested in politics and freedom of expression while growing up in a...

Myanmar news site hacked for Islamic coverage

The website of an independent newsmagazine in Myanmar was hacked Oct. 2 by a group that accused the outlet of supporting “jihad" local media reported. The Irrawaddy’s English-language website was...

China arrests eight on media extortion charges

Chinese police have detained eight people from a prominent business news site and two public relations firms after accusing them of extorting money from companies in return for positive coverage. Those...