Presidential office says kidnapping incident rolls back hard-fought democratic freedoms.
Matt Pottinger says Beijing should be called out for abuses, including those against Uyghurs in Xinjiang.
Nguyen Quang Khai had angered authorities by using the popular social media platform to discuss social and political problems in Vietnam.
Users posted hundreds of thousands of tweets under the hashtag ‘if Lao politics was good’ in recent days.
Former colleague Xu Zhangrun says Geng shouldn't be targeted because she expressed support for him during his detention.
Funding from China is likely more widespread than many believe, with universities slow to respond to human rights concerns, experts say.
Australian professor Feng Chongyi says Yang Hengjun told him he worked for the state security police for 10 years.
Experts say border closures in China brought on by coronavirus caused the dramatic decline.
Earlier this month, it said the 60 fishermen would be investigated for entering Malaysian waters without notice.
Officials said the conference was needed because the U.N. had not met its 2020 goal.