Rohingya were allowed to vote and contest in 2010 elections, but the right was taken from them several years later.
Police in the Riau Islands remove corpse of a sailor kept in cold storage for days.
Rights groups had urged President Donald Trump to utilize the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act for weeks after it became law.
Many worry that their homes will be unstable and will lack adequate water and electricity, though.
Thousands of people get a pathway to permanent residency as the city faces growing numbers of political prosecutions and a loss of judicial independence.
Authorities pledged severe punishment, but some brokers skated with relatively light “reeducation” sentences.
A campaign group describes Chinese lawyers as 'dancers on the edge of a precipice.'
Advocates for desperate miners say only systemic reform will stop tragic deaths.
The rights group says a ‘relentless pattern of violations’ merits UN Security Council action.
Although neither U.S., Australia nor Japan are South China Sea claimants, they appear to be taking a firmer stance and are making greater effort to show presence in the region.