United Nations human rights envoy Rhona Smith speaks to the press at her office in Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, Oct. 19, 2016.

UN Expert Decries Voter Intimidation in Lead-up to Cambodia Election

Rhona Smith cites threats of legal action and withholding public services to influence the ballot.

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North Korea Cracks Down on Soldiers Viewing South Korean Videos

Pyongyang forms a special group to carry out surprise inspections of regular units and units on the border.

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North Korea World's Leading Slave State: Report

More than 2 million are forced to work without pay, most of them for the country's regime, a report says.

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Plan to Ban Separatist Party 'Ends Freedom of Speech' in Hong Kong

The move is slammed as a political, rather than a legal, action against an ideology the government doesn't like.

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Cambodian Rights Group Hacked Amid Concerns Over China-Linked Cyber Espionage Group

A week ago, TEMP.Periscope infiltrated the computers of several stakeholders in an upcoming election.

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Chinese Rights Lawyer 'Nervous, Forced to Take Medication' in Detention

Wang Quanzhang's wife says he was in very good health at the time of his detention in July 2015.

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Vietnam Should Drop Charges Against US Citizen Ahead of Trial on Public Order Charges: HRW

Will Nguyen was beaten and detained during a protest over a long-term lease scheme for foreign firms.

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Lao Citizens Displaced by China-Linked Railroad Project Still Not Paid For Losses

Compensation was promised by June but has still not been paid, Lao sources say.

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Myanmar Forces Made ‘Extensive And Systematic’ Plans For Attacks on Rohingya: Fortify Rights

A report by the rights group says it has found ‘reasonable grounds’ that atrocities committed against civilians constitute genocide and crimes against humanity.

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Beijing Residents Fight Back Over Renewed Forced Evictions, Demolitions

Authorities in the southern district of Daxing resume evictions targeting the local garment industry, which employs around a million people.

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Vietnamese Man Confesses in Germany to Plot to Kidnap Former Oil Executive

Nguyen Hai Long, a resident of the Czech Republic, says he helped Vietnamese secret police grab Trinh Xuan Thanh, now serving two life terms in Vietnam.

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Unused Land Seized From Farmers Has Been Returned, Myanmar Military Says

The armed forces have transferred the acreage to the government to give back to its owners, but there have been delays.

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