Faith-based groups report Philippine rights situation to UN

Report documents alleged state-sponsored abuses, including drug-related killings and attacks on activists, lawyers, and church people

Philippine political prisoners win battle to remain together as peace talks...

Govt peace negotiator announced that a deal has been finalized for the resumption of peace talks with communist rebels

Kidnappings multiply in Myanmar’s Rakhine State as conflict deepens

Govt has vowed to crush rebels, sending thousands of troops into region

China imprisoned more journalists than any other country in 2019

China imprisoned at least 48 journalists in 2019, more than any other country, displacing Turkey as the most oppressive place for the profession, a...

Foreign experts quit Hong Kong police probe in blow to force’s...

Their departure could deepen public anger at a lack of accountability for police brutality during protests

‘Grave concerns’ over Beijing hosting 2022 Olympic Winter Games

US lawmakers urge Olympic body to ensure rights protections during Beijing Winter Games

Rights groups launch Myanmar boycott ahead of Hague genocide hearings

Myanmar has denied almost all allegations made by refugees against its troops, including of mass rape, killings and arson

Church-charity event for disabled Vietnam War veterans shutdown by police

Annual charity event first launched by the Saigon Redemptorist Church in 2013

Man, woman pass out while being caned in Indonesia’s Aceh

They were two of 33 people caned on that day

Philippine bishop appeals for release of political detainees

At least 113 political detainees have been reported sick while 50 others are elderly who are due for release

Cardinal Zen interview: Hong Kong crisis is a ‘war’

Cardinal discusses Hong Kong protests, Vatican’s relationship with Beijing

Rohingya genocide charges: Suu Kyi prepares to defend Myanmar against ‘meddling...

Lawyers push for investigators be allowed into the country to further investigate reports of human rights abuses

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