Philippine green groups score victory against huge mining firm

Bishop says his diocese will continue to support the fight against ‘destructive extraction project that affects all of creation’

Hong Kong pro-democracy leader attacked with hammers and knives

Staff working at a nearby garage tried to intervene and stop the attack but were threatened at knifepoint

Southeast Asia’s media suppression hiding in plain sight

Nation states use media laws to silence independent media and independent voices

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