Kim's grandmother Kim Jong Sook is being celebrated this week for her 'achievements' at the country's founding.
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.
But the U.N. and rights groups blame the army for abuses and ethnic cleansing in Rakhine.
The story was told by a 'terrified' friend under questioning by police, the woman's brother says.
The move restricts travel by the Tibetan minority group despite official guarantees against discrimination.
The state counselor doesn’t acknowledge the violence that Rohingya Muslims have endured at the hands of the Myanmar military.
The trial comes against a backdrop of growing security measures targeting the region's mostly Muslim ethnic minority groups.
Academics who post "red essays" online backing up the current line of the ruling Chinese Communist Party will receive higher scores in assessments of research excellence.
Nguyen Van Oai is sentenced for resisting police officers and leaving his home while on probation.
The move appears aimed at silencing Mo Shaoping ahead of an important Communist Party congress, one source says.
They are told that only family members and lawyers may see the jailed CNRP leader while his case is investigated.
Members of hard-line groups in Muslim countries send militants to 'help' Myanmar's Rohingya, sources say.