Myanmar

Teenage boy dies during junta shelling of Chin state village

The boy’s mother and younger brother had been critically injured in an attack last month.

Vietnam

Vietnam faces global calls to release anti-coal activist

NGOs, governments and the United Nations have criticised ‘tax evasion’ charges leveled against Nguy Thi Khanh.

Myanmar

Nine killed in junta raids on Myanmar villages near China-backed copper mine

Anti-junta groups have targeted the project because it could provide the military income.

Laos

Gas graft: smugglers defraud Laos of taxes on 700 million liters a year

Citizens want government officials who turn a blind eye to the problem punished.

Cambodia

Cambodian court warns Kem Sokha, on trial for ‘treason,’ not to get political

Experts at UN call for reexamination of June 14 mass trial that sent opposition activists to prison.

Uyghur

China’s plan to turn Xinjiang into industrial hub is threat to Uyghurs, report says

The policy is a ‘key tool in the government’s efforts to forcibly assimilate Uyghurs’ through coerced labor.

Cambodia

Cambodian court warns Kem Sokha, on trial for ‘treason,’ not to get political

Experts at UN call for reexamination of June 14 mass trial that sent opposition activists to prison.

“I killed 26 people!”

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