China has jailed or detained more than a million Uyghurs in “re-education camps” throughout northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Chinese authorities accuse them of harboring “strong religious views” and “politically incorrect” ideas. This map shows the camps that RFA has identified.
Chinese authorities are assembling a detailed digital profile on each of China’s 1.4 billion citizens.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reports an increasing flow of opium and illicit drugs throughout the Southeast Asian region.
A U.S State Department report says China fails to meet minimum standards for protecting against human trafficking.
A report by the Mekong River Commission found that the river would lose 900,000 tons of fish biomass by 2040.