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Systematic human rights violations were committed, which forced at least 720,000 Rohingya to flee their homes in Myanmar and seek refuge in Bangladesh.
Reports of mass detentions of ethnic Uighurs and other ethnic Muslims in China’s far western region have sparked a growing international outcry.
Who is this professional cricket player turned politician just tapped to rule this giant nuclear-armed country in the middle of a period of tremendous change? Who is this new Khan?
Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said 2 jailed Reuters journalists can appeal sentence and that their jailing had nothing to do with freedom of expression.
Trump administration Tuesday expressed concern over China’s “worsening crackdown” on minority Muslims in Xinjiang region, considering sanctions in reprisal.
US Senators urge Pompeo to use all tools at his disposal and press for the immediate, unconditional release of Reuters journalists jailedin Myanmar.
Police in Thailand shut down forum organized by foreign journalists to discuss whether military officers in Myanmar should face justice for Rohingya purge.
33 years. That is how long Hun Sen been in power. Longevity in power is not unique to Africa. Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen’s longevity in power, enforced dictatorially, is a case in point.
Former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Kem Sokha was released on bail Monday. The opposition figure was jailed on treason charges a year ago.