Relatives of 12 Hong Kong activists apprehended at sea and detained by China speak at a press conference in Hong Kong, Sept. 12, 2020.

Lawyers For 'Hong Kong 12' Turned Away by Detention Center in South China

Families are calling for international pressure on China to release the detainees, who include at least two minors and one Portuguese national.

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Japan to Help ASEAN States Secure Coasts Amid South China Sea Tensions

Japanese Prime Minister Suga says Japan will provide Vietnam, Indonesia, and other Southeast Asian countries with patrol boats to guard against incursions in their territorial waters.

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Interview: Under Xi, 'Confrontation Will Only Worsen And Intensify’-Scholar Cai (Part IV)

"The U.S. has to separate Xi and 'Xi’s gang' from the 90 million party members," says scholar Xai Xia.

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North Korea Tells Citizens to Report on Illegal Contact with Foreigners

Lectures blame continued border closure on South Korean conspiracy to introduce coronavirus to the North.

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‘Music is a Very Good Way to Bring Attention to This Issue’: French Artist on Rap About Uyghurs

Kalash MQS is the latest celebrity to draw attention to the situation in Xinjiang.

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US-Sanctioned Hong Kong Shipping Lines Linked to Single Shanghai Resident

A trawl through publicly available information keeps turning up the same name: Shen Yong.

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Interview: ‘It Has Been Four Weeks Since He Went Missing But it Feels Like 40 Years’

Lee Rae-jin details his family’s efforts to find closure after North Korean soldiers killed his brother at sea.

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'People Are Increasingly Likely to Take Action': Benny Tai

The fight against authoritarian rule is now taking place among teachers, social workers, and lawyers, says a founder of the 2014 Occupy Central movement.

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Interview: 'Not All Heredity Reds Are Out to Preserve Their Political Power'-Scholar Cai (Part III)

"I believe the group of people around me all hope for the change of the system. We hope that constitutional democracy and liberal democracy can truly be realized."

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North Koreans Scoff as Government Mobilizes Them for ‘80-Day Battle’

Citizens say arbitrary forced labor order will do little to improve their lives.

CH. 1: MANDARIN | CANTONESE

CH. 2: VIETNAMESE | BURMESE | KOREAN

CH. 3: KHMER | LAO | UYGHUR

CH. 4: TIBETAN

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