East Asia

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  • EAST ASIA
  • CHINA
  • HONG KONG
  • JAPAN
  • MONGOLIA
  • NORTH KOREA
  • SOUTH KOREA
  • TAIWAN

Overview

A trend towards repression threatens human rights in the region. The Chinese government is silencing dissent while expanding control over the internet, mass media and academia. In North Korea, extreme repression and systematic human rights violations overshadow life. In Japan and South Korea, developments hint at further curtailment in freedom of expression.

Countries in East Asia

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