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Parties and candidates across the region have turned to content manipulation as a preferred campaign tactic.
The junta wrote the rules for the recent elections, but it doesn’t seem to like the results.
In the leadup to elections, Thailand's junta has censored online content in addition to arrests and prosecutions for online activity.
The region is a driving force behind annual declines at the global level.
Lauren Galacia manages the Asia program. Prior to joining Freedom House, she oversaw the development and implementation of citizen engagement programs throughout Asia and Eurasia, with a focus on Thailand and Burma.
Freedom House helps LGBTI rights groups in Southeast Asia to push back against the tide of intolerance.