Hong Kong police fire large amounts of tear gas on crowds during a mass protest over a controversial extradition bill, June 12, 2019.

Hong Kong Police Face Mounting Criticism Over Use of Force on Protesters

Rights activists and lawyers hit out at chief executive Carrie Lam's defense of the use of tear gas, pepper spray and rubber bullets.

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Hearing Begins for 23 Detained Villagers from Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Original 27 were arrested after a skirmish on suspicion of helping the AA.

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Vietnam, Cambodia Fall in Rank in Annual US Human Trafficking Report

Laos meanwhile moves up from the bottom to Tier 2 Watch List in recognition of 'key achievements.'

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Cambodia Should Drop ‘Politically Motivated’ Charges Against Former RFA Reporters: HRW

Rights group dismisses “ludicrous charges” and says case should be linked to EU trade privileges.

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Vietnamese Activists Say Authorities Ally With Gangsters to Suppress People

Even with recent reports of violence between thugs and police, activists say they will continue to work together as they always have.

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Hong Kong Shuts Down Government Again as Protesters' Deadline Passes

Protesters plan a series of mass civil disobedience actions outside government headquarters after Carrie Lam's administration refuses to respond to their demands.

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Former Interpol Chief Stands Trial For Bribery in China's Tianjin

Meng Hongwei 'confesses' to accepting US $2 million in bribes, which analysts say is an improbably low figure.

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Family of Uyghur in Belgium ‘Safe’ After Abduction From Belgian Embassy in Beijing

Chinese authorities entered the embassy grounds and removed the family before returning them to Xinjiang.

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Chinese Worker Killed at Power Plant Brawl in Bangladesh

Fight broke out between Chinese, Bangladeshi workers after a man fell to his death at Chinese-funded power plant.

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Sister of Jailed Myanmar Child Soldier Surrenders to Court After 18 Months in Hiding

Nay Zar Htun faces charges for a court protest aimed at winning her brother’s release.

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