President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker (R) and European Council President Donald Tusk (C) welcome Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen (L) to the Asia-Europe Meeting summit at the European Council in Brussels, Oct. 18, 2018.

Protesters Urge EU to Pressure Cambodia on Democracy as PM Hun Sen Attends Brussels Talks

The protests come weeks after the EU said it will drop Cambodia’s preferential trade status over rights abuses.

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Corporate Security Guards Attack Indigenous Protesters in Rural Vietnam-Amnesty International

Eleven injured in assault at Indian-owned quarry as police look on.

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Two Held Amid 'Riots' After Forced Eviction, Detentions in China's Jiangsu

Local residents accuse the government of bringing in criminal gangs to carry out forced evictions and demolitions.

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New Zealand Lawmaker Reports China-Linked Political Donation to Police

The accusation that the National Party tried to hide the source of a US $66,000 donation prompts calls for government vigilance.

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China Tries Internet Czar, 'Father of Great Firewall' For Bribery

Lu Wei, 58, pleads guilty to taking bribes at his trial in the eastern city of Ningbo, state media reports.

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Malaysia to Host China, Thailand in Naval Drills

The trilateral exercises in the Strait of Malacca are the first of their kind.

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Vietnam Blogger Mother Mushroom Reaches US, Vows to Continue Speaking Up

She tells a crowd in Houston she’ll “never keep silent” on human rights in the communist state.

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Myanmar Officials Decry UN Security Council Vote to Hear Out Fact-finding Mission

Some say it’s unacceptable for the UN to subject Myanmar, as a sovereign state, to its decisions.

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Myanmar President Intervenes in Case of Three Journalists Jailed Over Article

Win Myint issues a directive to the Yangon regional government that officials should pursue the case under the country’s Media Law.

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