Ambassador Kelley Currie speaks during the resumed session of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations in New York, May 21, 2018.

US Rejects China’s Request For UN to Cut Ties With NGO Linked to Exiled Uyghur Leader

The US delegation says China is engaging in ‘a reprisal against an individual.’

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Liu Xia's Whereabouts Uncertain Ahead of Merkel's China Trip

The authorities continue to detain activists who took part in memorial events for Liu Xiaobo last year.

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Top Beijing Official's Suicide Highlights a Bureaucracy Under Pressure: Analysts

Wang Xiaoming reportedly suffered from depression, but the huge psychological pressure linked to public office in China may have played a part.

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Bangladesh Begins Distributing Cooking Fuel for Rohingya Refugees

Refugees use at least one-half million kilograms of firewood daily, officials and activists say.

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Cambodia’s Ministry of Interior Threatens to Seize Assets of Opposition Officials Urging Boycott

But observers say that the warning is politically motivated and lacks legal basis.

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Demand Grows in North Korea For US Novels, Movies as Summit Nears

Gone With The Wind, with its themes of civil war and hardship, is a particular favorite, one source says.

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Kachin Activists Charged With Defamation to File Appeal With Regional Supreme Court

They each face up to two years in prison if found guilty for statements they made during a press conference and antiwar rally.

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Myanmar to Postpone Third Round of Peace Talks With Ethnic Militias

The groups that have signed the government’s nationwide cease-fire accord say they are scheduled to attend other meetings in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Uyghur Schoolchildren, Parents Forced to Abstain From Fasting During Ramadan

Agreements are signed pledging to eat during the Islamic holy month.

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China Shutters Maoist 'Utopia' Website, Social Media Account

The leftist, nationalist ideology website is banned from social media platform WeChat, possibly to prevent it from undermining Beijing's stance on trade.

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Factory Run-Off Suspected in Laos Cow Deaths

Officials will inspect factories upstream for evidence of pollutants cast off into village water sources.

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Chinese Lecturer Fired For Raising Presidential Term-Limit in Class

Zhai Juhong has lost her job, her teaching license and her membership of the ruling Chinese Communist Party for violations of 'classroom discipline.'

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