Overseas Cambodians rally in front of the White House on International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, 2017.

Overseas Cambodians Rally in Washington to Protest Hun Sen

They demand the prime minister release jailed opposition leader Kem Sokha and reinstate the Cambodia National Rescue Party

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Mass Forced Evictions of Migrants Spark Rare Street Protest in Beijing

The Human Rights Day protest comes after thousands of migrant laborers and small traders are forced from their homes in the capital in the name of fire safety.

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Abu Sayyaf Executes Vietnamese Boat Captain: Philippine Military

Pham Minh Tuan was kept captive in southern Philippines jungles for more than a year.

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Mines Blow up Myanmar Army Convoy in Rakhine State, Injuring Four Soldiers

The explosions are the latest attacks by unknown persons in the violence-ridden region.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Quashes Rumors About President’s Health

Unidentified people are using social media to spread false information that President Htin Kyaw will soon resign.

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Former Top Vietnam Oil Executive Arrested For Violations

Dinh La Thang is stripped of his Party posts and now faces charges in a crackdown on corruption.

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Cambodia’s Opposition Appeals Supreme Court Ruling For Dissolution

But observers say it is highly unlikely that the ruling will be overturned by the pliant court.

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China Expands Recall of Passports to Uyghurs Outside of Xinjiang

The order comes amid a clampdown during China’s annual Communist Party Congress.

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Sombath Somphone's Wife Calls Again on Laos to Explain His Disappearance

It has now been five years since the rural development expert vanished in police custody.

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Rights Activists Slam China's Homegrown Take on Human Rights

Beijing's narrow focus on basic economic rights means those less powerful are unable to speak out for themselves, activists say.

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Chinese Woman 'Dies Suddenly' Amid Ongoing Harassment From Family Planning Officials

Feng Xiuqin's death was the result of unbearable emotional trauma and sleep-deprivation after the authorities detained her husband, her family say.

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North Korean Defectors Return Home, Help Police Make Arrests

Finding life difficult in South Korea, they go back to North Korea and identify others with contacts in the South.

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