Sam Rainsy speaks to RFA from New Zealand via Skype on Sept. 20, 2017.

Interview: 'International Intervention at This Stage is Vital'

Exiled Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy says pressure from other countries is required to revive Cambodia's 'dying democracy.'

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China Strikes Off Defense Lawyer in 'Steamed Buns' Presidential Nickname Case

Zhu Shengwu loses his license to practice law after he defended a man jailed for calling the country's president 'Steamed Buns Xi.'

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Anniversary Ties Kim Jong Un to North Korea's Founding Generation

Kim's grandmother Kim Jong Sook is being celebrated this week for her 'achievements' at the country's founding.

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Faulty Construction, Heavy Rain Cause Dam to Flood Lao Villages

Officials say legal action must be taken against the project developer Bothong Inter Group.

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Myanmar Soldiers Confess to Killing Three Kachin Refugees

They shot the trio in May after taking them into custody while they were returning to their camp after collecting firewood.

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Hundreds of Police Occupy Beijing Market Amid Anger Over Closures

The wholesale market is the latest to be closed in a bid to curb the migrant population and 'low-end' businesses.

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China's 'Fallen' Officials Leave Gaps, Silenced Voices in Communist Party Ranks

President Xi Jinping's bid to eradicate critical voices and use corruption probes as a political weapon comes ahead of an expected reshuffle at the 19th Party Congress.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Rejects Claims She's ‘Soft’ on Myanmar’s Military

But the U.N. and rights groups blame the army for abuses and ethnic cleansing in Rakhine.

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Uyghur Woman Handed 10-Year Prison Term Over Headscarf Claim

The story was told by a 'terrified' friend under questioning by police, the woman's brother says.

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Tibetan Passports Still Held by Chinese Authorities Despite Promises of Return

The move restricts travel by the Tibetan minority group despite official guarantees against discrimination.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Addresses Diplomats on Rakhine State Crisis

The state counselor doesn’t acknowledge the violence that Rohingya Muslims have endured at the hands of the Myanmar military.

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Former Xinjiang Judge Tried on 'Ethnic Hatred' Charges

The trial comes against a backdrop of growing security measures targeting the region's mostly Muslim ethnic minority groups.

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