Four former opposition activists display their summonses outside of the Battambang Provincial Court, May 21, 2019.

UN Rights Group Expresses Concern Over Targeting of Cambodia Opposition

OHCHR cites its country expert’s call for changes to the political culture and protections for expression.

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North Korean Women “Uniquely Vulnerable” to Sex Trafficking in China: Report

North Korean regime cracks down on women learning Chinese, accusing them of preparing to defect.

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Chinese Clam Ships Back in Disputed South China Sea Waters: Think-tank

Filipino fishermen say the Chinese presence is encroaching on their livelihood.

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Lao Villager Dies After 8 Years in Jail Over Land Grab Protest

Sy Phong had been held in jail without trial as one of two suspected ringleaders of a protest over village land given to a Vietnamese company.

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Xinjiang Re-education Camp Detainees Appointed ‘Crying Time’ Every Two Weeks

Officials grant the sessions ‘because they know we are suffering,’ a former detainee says.

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Timber Company in Cambodia Continues to Collect Wood From Protected Forest Areas

Bribery and lies enable Oeun Sovann Company to avoid reproach for illegal logging.

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Girl Killed, Villagers Hurt by Myanmar Army Gunfire in Rakhine State

The Arakan Army says the government military was firing indiscriminately, but local villagers say the army was hit earlier by a mine attack.

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Five From China Charged Over Illegal Banana Plantation in Myanmar Protected Forest

Kachin state struggles with chemical pollution and the destruction of natural habitats by banana growers.

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Southeast Asia Struggles with Trash Rejected by China

Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines take steps to tackle unrecyclable waste.

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