Pro-democracy campaigners publicly criticized what they see as the increasing influence of Beijing
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Winnie the Pooh, James and the Giant Peach and Peppa Pig among children’s books banned in China
A Thai activist reported to police on a computer crimes charge for conducting a Facebook survey
China’s top judge listed a crackdown on human rights lawyers as one of the country’s biggest achievements
Impeached South Korean President Park Geun Hye has now lost her title of “queen of elections”
Kim Jong-un’s actions may seem irrational on the surface, but his policies are working.
Thai government decides to drop legal cases against three rights activists who exposed abuse and torture
Roughly 25 percent of people living in Asia have recently paid bribes to government employees
160 million registered voters were eligible to cast ballots for state legislative assemblies
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the guilty verdict of lower courts on a former Thai comedian