Aid workers from the World Food Programme deliver supplies to civilians affected by armed conflict in Waingmaw township, Myitkyina district, northern Myanmar’s Kachin state, in an undated photo.

Kachin Aid Group Halts Humanitarian Work After Threat by Myanmar Army

The military threatens to take legal action against the Kachin Baptist Convention under the Unlawful Association Act.

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Tibetan Man Convicted in Sweden of Spying For China

Dorjee Gyantsan had gathered information on refugees' names and political views and will now serve 22 months in jail.

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China Relaxes Customs Inspections on Border With North Korea, Despite Sanctions Assurances

Sources say the reduced monitoring has facilitated the smuggling of restricted goods.

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Funeral of Chinese Activist Canceled Amid Doubts About Death

Zhang Liumao's death in police custody in 2015 is being contested as highly suspicious by his family.

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UN Committee Set to Examine Civil and Political Rights in Laos

Routine violations include forced disappearances, land grabs, and long prison terms for criticizing the government, rights groups say.

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Vietnamese-American Detained in Vietnam For ‘Disturbing Public Order’

Police are holding William Nguyen in custody for participating in a protest in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Heavy Rains Pummel Myanmar, Causing Deadly Landslides And Destroying Homes

Five people die in a landslide in Mandalay region, while others in Rakhine and Shan states lose their homes to floodwaters.

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Nearly Half of Xinjiang Village’s Residents Sent to ‘Political Re-Education Camps’: Official

A local police officer says that almost all of Yingsher village’s adult males have been detained.

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US Lawmakers Call For Increased Pressure on Cambodia to Release Former RFA Reporters

They warn that the government may ‘hold them indefinitely,’ adding charges to keep them in jail.

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China's Social Media App WeChat Demands More Info From Users

Experts say the app can read anything on users' smartphones, and can be used by the government to spy on people.

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Government Relies on Student Informants at China's Universities

The ruling Chinese Communist Party has stepped up the use of ‘student information officers’ on campuses at home and abroad under the rule of President Xi Jinping.

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Concerns Grow Over Chinese Political, Media Influence Far Beyond Its Borders

US senators are calling for a concerted strategy to counter the newly emerging 'sharp power' of the Chinese Communist Party.

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