FromL-R: Nathan Law, Joshua Wong, and Alex Chow address the media before their sentencing in Hong Kong, Aug. 17, 2017.

Hong Kong Court Jails Former Protest Leaders in Move Slammed as 'Political'

Joshua Wong, Nathan Law and Alex Chow are handed jail terms of up to eight months after the government called for harsher penalties linked to a prior public order offense.

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Hong Kong Student Leader Says He Expects to go to Prison on Eve of Verdict

Wong says the same judges who jailed 13 activists this week after they had served their initial sentences will hand down a verdict in his case.

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North Korean Gangsters Extort 'Fees' From Truckers, Merchants

Working in collusion with police, they demand money for permission to load trucks and transport goods.

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Religious Freedoms Restricted in China, Myanmar, Vietnam: Report

Churches are raided, believers harassed and jailed, U.S. State Department says.

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UN Rights Envoy Attends Vigil Marking One-Year Imprisonment of Cambodia Activist

Boeung Kak Lake residents detail court mistreatment to Rhona Smith during her visit.

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Cambodian Police Raid Headquarters of Opposition Khmer Power Party

The move comes after the party’s president is arrested on charges of insulting the military.

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Myanmar Court Grants Bail to Former Student Activist Charged With Defamation

The military has accused Aung Htet of insulting it with a song his music group composed and sang.

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Demolition of Tibetan Residences Underway at Sichuan’s Yachen Gar Buddhist Center

Around 2,000 monks and nuns are to be expelled from the complex by year’s end.

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Hong Kong Jails Land Protesters After They Served Their Sentences

The department of justice retrospectively defines their protest as a riot, sending 12 people to jail for more than a year.

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Fears For Safety of Detained Chinese Rights Lawyer 'Missing' Since The Weekend

Gao Zhisheng, recently under house arrest in the northern province of Shaanxi, hasn't been seen or heard of since Sunday, amid growing fears for his safety.

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Troops Pull Back From Disputed Areas After Lao, Cambodian Prime Ministers Meet

Hun Sen and Thongloun Sisolith move to ease tensions along the border following talks in Vientiane.

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Tibetan Monk Freed After Two-Year Prison Term

Gomar Choephel had been convicted on charges related to ‘subverting the state.’

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