Many ordinary Chinese support Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, dissident says

In their ‘hearts they support Hong Kong’ but they’re too scared to say so

Thailand’s human traffickers refuse to compensate victims: report

Traffickers have disregarded court orders to recompense victims in more than 99 percent of cases in recent years

Philippine groups warn against increasing food insecurity

More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced acute hunger last year

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Japan’s bishops sorry for failing leprosy sufferers

Bishops apologetic for failing to oppose segregation policy, despite 1956 Rome Declaration calling for protection and reintegration of leprosy patients

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