Reuters journalist Wa Lone talks to reporters as he leaves court in Yangon, April. 25, 2018.

NGOs Urge Myanmar to Free Reuters Reporters, Investigate Their Case

They say the pair should never have been arrested, amid claims they were entrapped by police.

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Khmer National Liberation Front Leader Returning to Denmark After Thai Visa Issue

Cambodia had threatened to seek the extradition of Sam Serey, who received political asylum in Denmark, on charges widely seen as spurious.

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Slain Cambodian Activist Honored on Anniversary of His Death

Chut Wutty was shot to death six years ago while investigating illegal logging, in a still-unsolved murder.

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Chinese Journalist Held For 'Libel' of Yili Chairman Pan Gang

Calls are growing for the release of Liu Chengkun, detained after he penned short stories police say were based on Pan.

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Analysts Mixed on North’s Nuclear Pledge as Condition of Peace Treaty Ahead of Moon-Kim Summit

Some say trust must be earned, but others suggest a treaty could ease Kim’s mind over ending his weapons program.

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Myanmar Authorities Prevent Family From Visiting Whistleblower Policeman

Instead, they tell the relatives of Police Captain Moe Yan Naing that he is being detained ‘in a safe place.’

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Kachin CSOs Call on UN to Refer Myanmar to International Criminal Tribunal

They want the Security Council to hold the country’s army accountable for war crimes in Kachin state.

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Myanmar, Cambodia See Further Declines in Press Freedoms: Report

China, Vietnam, Laos, and North Korea meanwhile hold rankings near the bottom of the list, unchanged from last year.

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Prominent Uyghur Scholar Detained in Xinjiang Capital Urumqi: Official

A security official at his university confirms the poet was taken into custody in January.

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Prominent Maoist Editor Among Chinese Who Died in North Korean Bus Crash

Diao Weiming was also the manager of a 'revolutionary' travel agency leading commemorative tours to the isolated Stalinist regime.

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Hong Kong Candidates Opposed to One-Party Rule in China 'Should be Barred'

Chinese and Hong Kong officials hint that calls for a democratic China could get politicians excluded from public life.

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Myanmar Political Parties Oppose Easing Travel Restrictions on Rohingya

The main opposition parties and others say the move is ‘dangerous for the country.’

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