US President Donald Trump speaks with the daughter of jailed Uyghur scholar Ilham Tohti during a meeting with survivors of religious persecution in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, July 17, 2019.

US Congress Passes Uyghur Rights Act Authorizing Sanctions For Abuses in Xinjiang

The bill, which targets officials complicit in the violations, now goes to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.

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North Korea to Reopen Classes in June, Raising Coronavirus Fears For Students in Unprepared Schools

In a country short of protective supplies, authorities have ordered hygiene measures but not provided resources.

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Cambodia’s Supreme Court Rejects Return of Former RFA Reporters’ Passports

Yeang Sothearin and Uon Chhin have been in limbo, unable to travel outside of Cambodia.

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China Building Its Biggest Search and Rescue Ship Yet For South China Sea

China’s Ministry of Transport operates many “rescue bureaus” under the China Rescue Service (CRS).

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100 Houses Burned in Abandoned Chin State Village Amid Myanmar-Arakan Army Conflict

Locals are reluctant to assign blame for the torching to Myanmar or Arakan Army soldiers.

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Taiwan to Offer Effective Asylum to People Fleeing Hong Kong

Rights groups welcome the move, but say the democratic island still needs detailed legislation to help refugees and asylum-

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Survivors of 2018 Dam Collapse in Laos Begin Receiving Compensation

Authorities say compensation plan aims for 2023 return to normalcy.

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Police Arrest Hundreds Amid Renewed Anti-Beijing Protests in Hong Kong

The city's security chief says protesters will be targeted in a crackdown on 'terrorism.'

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Satellite Imagery Shows Myanmar Military’s Arson Attack on Rural Rakhine Village, HRW Says

Tatmadaw responsible for multiple civilian killings all over Rakhine state.

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Tibetan Students, State Workers Barred From Religious Events in Lhasa

Tibetans receiving state pensions are also forbidden to attend observances during the month of Saga Dawa.

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