South Korean advocate for school bullying survivors dies

Pyo Ye-rim, a prominent advocate for the legal rights of school bullying survivors in South Korea, passed away in an apparent suicide at the age of 27. She sought changes to legislation addressing bullying survivors’ rights.

Trial begins for Chinese #MeToo journalist, labour activist

Chinese activists Sophia Huang Xueqin and Wang Jianbing face trial for “inciting subversion of state power,” raising health concerns after two years in detention. The closed-door trial heightens worries about China’s shrinking civil society space.