Myanmar police sit in trucks in Rakhine state's Mrauk U township a day after security forces opened fire on a crowd trying to seize a government office, Jan. 17, 2018.

Myanmar Authorities Arrest Rakhine Lawmaker, Plan to Charge Him With Treason

Aye Maung is held for a nationalist speech, while organizers of an event that turned deadly also face charges.

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US Exit From Trade Pact Was Followed by Sweeping Vietnam Rights Crackdown: HRW

Amid arrest campaign, Hanoi releases a white paper touting progress in human rights that is quickly dismissed by a former political prisoner.

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Thousands Gather at Tibetan Monastery to Promise Improved Lives

Inspired by the teachings of a revered religious leader, they vow to give up smoking, gambling, and alcohol.

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Son of Detained Rights Lawyers Arrives in Australia After Battle to Leave China

Wang Yu's son Bao Zhuoxuan finally fulfills his dream of overseas study, after being treated as 'guilty by association,' his parents say.

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China Jails Six Protestants in Yunnan Amid Massive Crackdown on 'Evil Cult'

They deny being members of the Three Grades of Servant church, the focus of a crackdown on Christians in the province.

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Seven Ethnic Rakhines Killed After Myanmar Police Fire on Protest Crowd

The victims had gathered for an anniversary event that escalated amid calls for Rakhine sovereignty.

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Cambodia Vows to Probe Opposition ‘Movement,’ Take Legal Action

Officials suggest the CNRM is part of a foreign-backed plot to topple the government.

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Rights Groups Call For Ilham Tohti's Release on Fourth Anniversary of His Arrest

Accused by China of promoting separatism, the Uyghur academic had only asked Beijing to uphold its own autonomy laws, supporters say.

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China Seeks to Export Growing Repression, Lack of Freedom at Home: Freedom House

The ruling Chinese Communist Party now sees itself as a beacon for authoritarian practices around the world, according to a new report.

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Hong Kong Court Jails Former Student Leader Joshua Wong Over 2014 Protests

Joshua Wong and Raphael Wong are handed jail terms of three months and four-and-a-half months respectively for ignoring a court order.

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Nomad Families Forced From Their Land in Tibet's Chamdo

Hundreds of families are moved from traditional grazing lands now worked by Chinese mines.

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Vietnamese Court Upholds Five-Year Prison Term For Jailed Blogger

Nguyen Van Oi must now serve his full term after allegedly violating the terms of his probation after an earlier conviction.

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