The committee will investigate the death of Cambodian logging activist Chut Wutty.
As UN chief Ban Ki Moon visits Burma, Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party ends a standoff over a parliamentary oath.
North Korea detains university students over a failed rocket launch.
Chinese police hunt and jail Tibetans who took part in a protest challenging rule by Beijing.
Blind activist wants to remain in China to work for human rights, friend says.
U.S. officials would likely press for blind activist Chen Guangcheng to be reunited with family.
World's biggest coal producer needs more fuel.
The issue can be complicated if blind activist Chen Guangcheng does not want to seek U.S. political asylum.
A 'cold blooded' murder of a Cambodian activist throws the spotlight on the plight of civil society in the region.
Officials say Chhut Wuthy's killer committed suicide.
Police in Laos have detained a suspected narcotics kingpin who terrorized the Mekong River.
In an interview in 1999, Li Shuxian, wife of dissident Chinese physicist Fang Lizhi who passed away this month, recalled their early days together.
Blind activist Chen Guangcheng describes the oppression he and his family faced while under house arrest.
The blind activist is at the U.S. embassy in Beijing, according to a report.
The group says its members were named to China’s terror list.
Aung San Suu Kyi says it will be ‘smoothed out soon’ and her party will attend Burma’s parliament.
The Beijing-appointed Panchen Lama makes his first appearance outside mainland China.
Chinese activists want the disgraced former Party chief provided due legal justice and a fair trial.
Ex-officials of the rebel southern Chinese village are disciplined for corruption, but villagers demand stricter punishments.
He is gunned down while trying to expose illegal logging activities in a forest reserve.
A day after Vietnamese security forces forcibly occupied land for a development project, villagers are left panic-stricken.
Chinese authorities are forcing Tibetan nomads to reject their prime minister and spiritual leader.
The mass protest in troubled Chinese Sichuan province was to highlight police beatings and detentions of monks.
As trade and tourism links with China grow, more Cambodians are seeking Chinese-language education.
Non-governmental organizations say it is too soon to relax restrictions against Burma.
A U.S. sculptor says the Taiwanese government broke its contract due to pressure from mainland China.
Accused of accepting bribes in a crackdown on corruption in the sport, Xie Yalong says his confessions were obtained by force.
An international advocacy group raises the question of genocide in Tibet following a period of 'cultural repression' in the region.
Several thousand security personnel in Vietnam move to take control of disputed land from protesting villagers.
Parliamentarians say China should protect ethnic minority Uyghurs.