Police officers are shown on duty outside a suspected internment center in Xinjiang's Korla city, Nov. 2, 2017.

Uyghur Welfare Recipients Barred From Prayer in New Restriction on Religion

The ban joins similar restrictions on religious observance by Uyghurs under the age of 65, with those breaking the rules sent to Xinjiang's vast network of re-education camps.

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Laos Grilled on Disappearances, Speech Curbs at UN Rights Meeting

Lao representative dismissed concerns, commended “overwhelming positive feedback.”

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North Korea Arrests 20 Remittance Brokers for Using Illegal Chinese Mobile Phones

Many of the brokers were themselves government agents who deceived their own agencies.

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Thailand Greenlights $400MN Spending Hike for Sino-Built High-Speed Rail Project

Additional money is needed for technical changes to accommodate a faster model of train, the Thai government says

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Opponents Say Myanmar Government Was Slow to Tackle Second Wave of COVID-19

Critics say poor coordination with provinces and unclear instructions hampered response.

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Oxford University Moves to Protect Students From Hong Kong Security Law

Under the law, anyone in the world can be prosecuted for criticizing the Chinese or Hong Kong authorities.

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Chinese Leader Xi Jinping Inscribes Himself Into Party Procedural Rules

The move is part of Xi’s bid for absolute power following the abolition of presidential term limits.

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Myanmar Fights COVID-19 in Biggest City And in War Refugee Camps

Yangon and Rakhine are the worst-hit areas of the country of 54 million people.

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Anger as Xi Jinping Doubles Down on Repressive Xinjiang Policies

Hardline speech "shows that Xi has supported these atrocious policies from the beginning," says researcher Adrian Zenz.

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Tibetans in New York, Paris Call for Tibet’s Freedom on Anniversary of 1987 Lhasa Protest

With China now coming under greater international scrutiny, supporters of Tibet should call for more pressure on Beijing, one protest leader says.

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