Ethnic Lisu protest killings by the Kachin Independence Army in Myitkyina, capital of northern Myanmar's Kachin state, May 22, 2017.

Thousands of Ethnic Lisu Protest Killings by Myanmar’s Kachin Independence Army

They demand an apology from the ethnic militia and a pledge to help the families of those the soldiers killed.

vietnam-binh-052217-160.jpg

Vietnamese Singer Released From Prison Four Months Early

Linked to an overseas opposition group, Tran Vu Anh Binh was jailed for six years, with a year spent in pretrial detention counted toward his sentence.

china-chen-yunfei-jail-160.jpg

China's Prisoners of Conscience Subjected to Increasing Violence by Police

Lawyers and relatives of several prisoners of conscience are continuing to report beatings and mistreatment of clients and loved ones.

cambodia-cnrp-supporter-oct6-2013-teaser.jpg

Cambodian Opposition Parties, Civil Society Groups Oppose Campaign Rally Rules

The country’s National Election Committee places restrictions on public rallies in the run-up to local elections on June 4.

vietnam-vo-van-thuong-march-2016-160.jpg

Vietnam’s Communist Party Calls For Public Dialogue on Governance

But observers question how willing the government is to listen.

myanmar-maungdaw-buthidaung-rathedaung-rakhine-state-oct-2016-teaser.jpg

One Village Official Killed, Another Missing in Myanmar’s Restive Rakhine State

A Buthidaung township administrator says the crime may be linked to extremists.

uyghur-mosque-june-2013-160.jpg

Uyghurs Forced to Undergo Medical Exams, DNA Sampling

More than 90 percent of Xinjiang’s residents received checkups over a seven-month period.

china-rodel2-051917-160.jpg

Families Who Sheltered Snowden Face Deportation From Hong Kong

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden hits out at Hong Kong officials, saying 'someone wants to make these families disappear.'

niyulan-05192017-teaser.jpg

Beijing Court Rejects Complaints From 'Woman of Courage' Eviction Lawyer

Ni Yulan and her husband say they are continually being targeted for covert forms of police harassment, including serial evictions on various pretexts.

football-koreas-05192017.jpg

Malaysia, North Korea Football Match Postponed Again

Malaysian official had expressed concern over possibility of poisoning of players by sabotage, if match played in Pyongyang.

CH. 1: MANDARIN | CANTONESE

CH. 2: VIETNAMESE | BURMESE | KOREAN

CH. 3: KHMER | LAO | UYGHUR

CH. 4: TIBETAN

More Listening Options

Opera Troupe Tours Rural China Defending a Dying Art

Cambodian communal elections, 2017

Freedom In Journalism
Human Capital: North Korean Workers Abroad Earn Hard Currency for Regime

Editor's Pick

In-Depth Coverage
View Full Site