Ilham Tohti speaks during an interview at his home in Beijing, in a file photo.

European Parliament Names Jailed Uyghur Scholar Ilham Tohti Finalist For Sakharov Prize

The Renew Europe group says Tohti worked tirelessly to foster dialogue between Uyghurs and Han Chinese.

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Flooding in Laos’ Southern Provinces Displaces 100,000, Kills at Least 28

Government relief effort underway, but many have yet to receive aid.

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Myanmar Military MPs Submit Bill to Bar Citizens with Foreign Ties from Top Govt. Posts

Ruling NLD opposes bill, saying similar limitations do not exist internationally.

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'Disappearance' of Schoolteacher Rings Alarm Bells in China's Sichuan

Police are 'investigating' after Yu Zhirong is believed to have become caught up in nationwide security measures ahead of National Day.

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Hong Kong Anti-Extradition Movement Gets Boost From U.S.

The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act looks set to move forward in the House of Representatives next week.

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Uyghur Brothers Perish While Detained in Xinjiang

Authorities say the two men ‘became ill,’ but provide no details.

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Chinese Censorship Prompts Complaint From Ruling Party-Linked Newspaper Editor

Social media comments suggest that the Chinese internet is undergoing stricter-than-ever control and censorship ahead of a politically sensitive anniversary on Oct. 1.

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UN's Myanmar Rights Envoy Urges Aung San Suu Kyi to ‘Open Your Eyes’

Democracy icon is seen as ignoring victims of her army’s 2017 ethnic cleansing campaign.

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Opposition Leader Sam Rainsy Goes to Washington Seeking ‘Protections’ For Return to Cambodia

Cambodia’s ruling party calls the move ‘propaganda’ and says he will be arrested on arrival.

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