Myanmar’s junta broke the law in arresting Aung San Suu Kyi on the day it orchestrated a coup d’état, and its leadership should face trial for this, according to one of the country’s most prominent lawyers, who urged authorities to drop charges against…Continue Reading
Senior U.S. government officials and politicians denounced China on Wednesday for alleged genocide against predominantly Muslim Uyghurs and other Turkic minorities, taking aim at Beijing’s policies at the inaugural International Religious Freedom (IRF)…Continue Reading
Cemeteries in Myanmar’s largest city Yangon are overflowing with corpses as hundreds of people each day are dying of COVID-19 related causes, aid groups in the city told RFA Wednesday, as many observers blamed the ruling military junta for a callous pa…Continue Reading
The United States added its voice Wednesday to international calls pressing ASEAN to appoint a special envoy to Myanmar, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken saying the regional bloc had to act urgently to resolve a post-coup crisis there.
The Philippines on Wednesday hailed Washington’s commitment to help defend Manila’s South China Sea claims, while it denied assertions by local fishermen that Chinese boats were preventing them from fishing in Philippine waters five years after a landm…Continue Reading
Six years after the death in a Chinese prison of a popular Tibetan religious teacher, fair treatment under the law is still being denied to Tibetans living under Beijing’s rule, experts say.
Tulku Tenzin Delek, 65, died under mysterious circumstances o…
Authorities in southwestern China are threatening to deny school places to children whose families haven’t all been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, local residents and state-run media reported.
China has administered 1.4 billion vaccine doses, or tw…