A file photo shows a Muslim cemetery on the outskirts of Xinjiang's capital Urumqi.

Xinjiang Authorities Use ‘Burial Management Centers’ to Subvert Uyghur Funeral Traditions

Exile observers say the centers also help ‘deal with’ deaths in detention.

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Kachin Chief Minister says fleeing villagers can return home, while army says they must leave Tanaing

A Catholic aid worker said expectant and nursing mothers, as well as many elderly villagers, are among those stranded in a war zone.

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Sanctions Force North Korea to Shutter Chemical Factory

The plant could not likely obtain material necessary for its operations under sanctions supported by China, a source says.

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Myanmar Rejects Evidence Presented in UN Report on Mass Sexual Violence Against Rohingya

A government spokesman calls victims’ testimony that they were raped by the army a 'baseless accusation.'

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‘Several’ Suspected Rohingya Insurgents in Custody: Bangladesh Official

Seven agencies are tracking possible ARSA activities at refugee camps in Bangladesh, police source says.

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Cambodia to Deploy 100,000 Security Personnel, ‘Village Guards’ at Polling Stations For July Ballot

Observers say the personnel will intimidate voters and question whether they’ll be trained adequately.

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Myanmar NGO Asks Kachin State Chief Minister to Help Rescue Villagers Displaced by War

The Kachin Women’s Peace Network says families hiding in the jungles of Tanaing township are in need of food.

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Laos Set to Graduate From Least Developed Country Status by 2024

The nation meets eligibility criteria for the first time since it was added to the list in 1971.

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Tibetan Charged in Sweden Denies Spying For China

Meetings with a Chinese embassy official in Poland and a journalist in Sweden were unconnected with intelligence work, he says.

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Chinese Court Rejects Appeal Against Subversion Sentence For 'The Butcher'

The Higher People's Court in the northern city of Tianjin upholds the original verdict and sentence handed down in December.

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China Detains Founder, Members of Prisoner Support Chat Group

The detentions come amid a renewed crackdown on civil groups from the civil affairs ministry in Beijing.

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Political Observers Take Aim at Myanmar President’s Holiday Speech

New president Win Myint grants amnesty to prisoners and reiterates his main priorities for the coming year.

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