A court in Cambodia’s Tbong Khmum province on Friday sentenced 14 political opposition figures and land-rights activists charged with conspiracy and incitement to one-year prison terms amid a continuing nationwide crackdown by authorities on political …Continue Reading
A Uyghur college instructor charged in 2018 with four different “crimes” amid a crackdown by authorities on Uyghur educators and intellectuals is serving a 25-year sentence in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), sources in the region said…Continue Reading
The U.S. government on Friday announced new sanctions targeting Myanmar nationals and entities with ties to the country’s military regime, which has violently suppressed protests in the wake of its February coup, and vowed to take additional actions un…Continue Reading
Vietnamese land-rights activist Can Thi Theu is being held in solitary confinement under harsh jail conditions following her sentencing to eight years in prison for criticizing the government over its handling of a deadly land-rights clash, her daughte…Continue Reading
A journalist who criticized the performance of a hand-picked youth representative at the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s centenary celebrations on Tiananmen Square has had her social media account deleted, RFA has learned.
The Weibo account of S…
Khin Chumreoun was an elected official representing the people of Chbar Ampov district in the Cambodian capital Phnom Penh. As a member of the now-banned Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP), he was arrested and detained in what authorities said was p…Continue Reading
A 50-year-old man who died Thursday night after stabbing himself in the chest and a police officer in the back left a suicide note criticizing a draconian national security law imposed on Hong Kong a year earlier by the ruling Chinese Communist Party (…Continue Reading