Radhika Coomaraswamy (L), Marzuki Darusman (C), and Christopher Sidoti (R), members of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on 
Myanmar, attend a news conference at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 18, 2018.

UN Report on Rohingya Crisis Calls For Removal of Myanmar Military From Politics

Engagement with Myanmar’s army without structural reforms is ‘indefensible’ in the wake of the brutal Rakhine campaign, the UN says.

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Laos Sports Games Suspended Over Corruption Concerns

State officials will investigate a 'lack of transparency' in the awarding of contracts to build facilities, sources say.

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Ejection of Chinese Tourists in Sweden Sparks Outcry, Embarrassment

China's full-throttle diplomatic response comes after exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama visited the country earlier this month.

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China's Embattled Human Rights Lawyers Set up Legal Consultancy

Five years after a nationwide crackdown, the attorneys are offering high-end legal advice after losing their licenses to practice criminal law.

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Cambodian Political Commentator Hit With New Charges, Goes Into Hiding

Freed from prison in August, Kim Sok was warned by Prime Minister Hun Sen not to criticize his governing of Cambodia.

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Vietnam Land Rights Activist Do Cong Duong Handed 48-Month Jail Term

Duong seeks appeal of “disturbing public order” ruling by court in Bac Ninh province.

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Uyghur Mother of Three Detained in Turkey, Fate Uncertain

Rushengul Tashmuhemmet is held by immigration for an unspecified ‘problem’ with her passport.

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Myanmar Police Conduct Manhunt For Escaped Inmates in Kayin State

They recapture 18 of 41 convicts thought to be hiding in the jungle and in nearby villages following a prison break.

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Thai Court Rules Police Can Hold Chinese Dissident Couple For 12 More Days

Political asylum seekers Wu Yuhua and husband Yang Chong had been seeking bail as part of effort to avoid return to China.

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Ethnic Army Targets Christian Clergy, Churches in Myanmar’s Shan State

The United Wa State Army cracks down on religious institutions to eliminate ‘extremists’ in its autonomous areas.

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