The nine pro-democracy protesters facing public order charges linked to the Occupy Central movement in Hong Kong, May 25, 2017.

Hong Kong Moves Ahead With Trial of Nine Pro-Democracy Protesters

The founders of Occupy Central and six other key figures in the movement will face various public order charges linked to the campaign for full democracy.

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Officials in China's Zhejiang Forcibly Install Cameras in Protestant Churches

Churches that do not comply are subjected to raids, or are shut down for 'health and safety' reasons, church members say.

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Repatriated Cartoonist 'Being Mistreated' in Police Detention Center: Wife

Fellow asylum-seeker Dong Guangping is being denied money to buy additional food and supplies in prison, and has been given a government-appointed lawyer.

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Myanmar Invites Three Previously Shunned Ethnic Armed Groups to Peace Talks

The Arakan Army, Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, and Ta’ang National Liberation Army will attend as ‘special guests.’

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Dissidents’ Movements Blocked Ahead of US-Vietnam Rights Dialogue in Hanoi

Police surround their family homes, working in shifts to restrict access and monitor daily activities.

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Buddhist Authorities Ban Myanmar’s Ultranationalist Ma Ba Tha Group

The Sangha says any breach of its order would lead to punishment under Buddhist and secular law.

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Chinese Student Apologizes For 'Fresh Air' And 'Freedom' Comments During Graduation Speech

Yang Shuping used air quality as a metaphor to hit out at choking controls on freedom of speech back home in China.

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Clashes in China's Guangdong Amid Land Dispute, Graft Allegations

Local people are incensed at the behavior of village officials, saying they have sold off land and refuse to account for money missing from village coffers.

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China's State Media Lauds 'Sweeping Victory' After Beijing Reportedly Catches US Spies

Officials and state-run media refuse to verify a recent report detailing the decimation of the CIA's China networks in The New York Times, but don't deny it either.

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